Thursday, February 08, 2007
London. What an amazing town. So much history and so beautiful. Great food. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise. So much to see and do. If I were to recommend a few things to visitors I would say that you have to go to the Tate Modern, get a great meal at Chimes in Pimlico and bring your walking shoes for taking several days and exploring.
With the extra time that I’ve had with this
More recently, people tell me about the beauty of the canals, architecture, food and museums. I decided I should check it all out and see for myself. The flight itself is just over an hour from
I landed Saturday morning and headed off on a 8 hour walk around the city. The tiny streets of the old central city are lined with canals and tall 3 to4 story builds. It is difficult to keep your bearings without being able to keep on eye on the sun. As I walked farther out towards the zoo and main parks, it seemed the streets widened and straightened out.
A co-worked arrived at about 8 PM and we headed to the sordid red old town to check out the cafes and famous attractions. I left Sunday around sunset and I’m not sure what to think. I’m guessing that I ended up in the tourist part of town, seeing all those tourist things, the city itself had some amazing sites, buildings, but for some reason it left me feeling unsatisfied. Maybe in Spring, with the flowers in bloom, maybe getting into the countryside more…