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Looking Back on London

Breakfast in London.  Dinner in Ottawa.  Today we head home from a wonderful week, and it promises to be a study in contrasts.  While London has been a thrill and a stunning spectacle, there are certainly a few things that … Continue reading

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Trains, Taxi, Tube, Boats, Buses…..

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Many forms of transportation get you from Point A to Point B in London.  We know.  We travelled all of them:  feet, taxis, buses, tube, boat. Saturday was our final day of exploring, so we started out by taking the bus … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap!

Friday, another day of Adventure. We headed down to the Thames River Boat Cruises at the Westminster Bridge to see the city from another view, with plans to travel to Grenwick for some exploring. Unfortunately, the 10:00 tour boat never … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget….

On Thursday when I explored Westminster Abby, they were preparing for the Remembrance Day Service on Friday, the 11th.  I was able to walk through the grounds where the memorial was laid out for all the men & women who … Continue reading

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Hop On, hop off Tour….

Thursday I decided to give my feet a rest and explored the city by bus. It was great, there was a tour guide on all the buses. There was a Remembrance Day Memorial at the Abby, which the Queen attended. … Continue reading

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Walk & Walk & Walk!

Wednesday was a day of adventure. I left Rob at the door of the Aeronautical Society to give his “Paper” at the Conference. I headed off through St James Park to Buckingham Palace to see Royal Mews (stables), and watch … Continue reading

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Arrived in London…Wow!

Arrived in London around 3:30 pm. All I could say is wow! We are staying at the Parkwood Hotel on Stanhope Place, just across from Marble Arch, at the northern edge of Hyde Park. Simply amazing! We took a walk … Continue reading

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