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London 2013: The Mall

The Mall is a tree-lined road, straight as can be, that connects Buckingham Palace with Trafalgar Square. It is exactly 0.5 nautical miles between the Victoria Memorial and the Admiralty Arch (Trafalgar Square is on the other side of the … Continue reading

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London 2013: Brompton Road to Buckingham Palace

After our Harrods visit we had lunch at a nearby pub (the Bunch of Grapes), visited the church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary down Brompton Road a couple of blocks from Harrods and then turned around and walked all … Continue reading

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London 2013: The Big Bus

Whenever we visit a big city for the first time we like to climb aboard a sightseeing bus, preferably one of those open-air, double-decked affairs with a live guide. It’s a great way to get introduced to a new town: … Continue reading

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