05 avril 2010

Easter holidays - London (end)

Last day, and a first airport to visit for our guest: Some time left for us, just enough to discover an additional quiet borough with a small market ... close to Liverpool street. ... and London was over :-(
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04 avril 2010

Easter holidays - London (#3)

Sunday was a busy day, but we started up with a church ... Well, St Paul's cathedral :-) Hidden ! Next step was the Tower Bridge, that we couldn't miss. Yes, it is a blue bridge. Our plans ended here ... Improvisation along the Thames, in Southwark borough ... And a quite disturbing glance at the so modern City, from one of the oldest side of London. ... so relaxing ... Going back, but staying on the same side of the Thames. The Docklands borough features the City Hall: ... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2010

Easter holidays - London (#2)

Second day in London, that we started by walking along the Portobello market. Program is well set up: Delightful stands ... After Portobello crowd, Piccadilly traffic (so british): And Westminster sights .. Big Ben & cie (under british skies) ;-) I had to stop a long time (and still too short) in front of the huge wall in the Tate Modern. So many things to know ... The Tube ... and its experts ... ... to arrive right in the middle of Chinatown, for a well deserved hearty... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2010

Easter holidays - London !! (#1)

Yess ... London was the main goal of our Easter trip :-) Using the Eurostar to reach the island, the tube & our feet to reach the hotel at 23h, and then our bed was welcome. And after a lovelyyyy (so british) breakfast, we headed to Sherlock Holmes'. He wasn't there, so we followed to Trafalgar Square, right in the middle of the city. The very touristic part started there, with WhiteHall, the guards, ... the lovelyyyy parks (St James below) ... and their crunchy inhabitants ;-) ... and of... [Lire la suite]
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