Oh The Sites We Saw!

September 18, 2011

I thought it might be nice to just share a few images of some of the sites we’ve managed to take in whilst in the UK so far. We’ve managed to do quite a lot in a relatively short space of time in between visiting family, travel and work. Here are just some of the places we’ve been fortunate to see.

Trafalga Sqaure

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Time in the UK

September 13, 2011

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When we flew from Singapore for London, we knew we had a long 13 hour flight ahead of us so I decided to take a sleeping pill and pass the majority of it in sleep which meant I slept 11.5 of the 13 hr flight which was fabulous. I also needed the rest so that my back didn’t cause me grief for the entire flight.

We arrived at Heathrow airport at about 5am and we had to catch the underground train – ‘The Tube’ – to High St Kensington which is where our hotel was and we only had to make a short walk from the station to the hotel, thank goodness…it’s always a pain dragging luggage around. We were able to store our luggage at the hotel but we couldn’t check in until about 2pm…we arrived at the hotel a little before 8am and we didn’t want to waste the day by sitting around in the lobby, so we got a bus to Victoria St Station which is where all the buses and trains are centred and it’s where all the tour companies have their bases. We thought the best thing to do with our day was spend it looking around as our time was limited and already pretty much booked out.

We got a 48hr hop on/ hop off bus ticket that gave us a commentaried tour around all the main sites of London and we could get on and off wherever we wanted to and see any site that appealed Continued…

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