Wednesday, July 1, 2009

England: Part 3

Day 7:

- Chatsworth

- Haddon Hall (where apparently they filmed a lot of The Princess Bride)

- Drive to London, get caught in 2 1/2 hours of traffic. :(

Day 8 (didn't have nice camera that day):

- Southwark Cathedral

- Tate Modern

- St. Pauls

- Lunch at St. Dunstan's in-the-East

- Lloyds of London

- Leadenhall Market

- Courtauld Institute

- Hyde Park

Day 9 (didn't have big camera that day):

- Portobello Road. Sigh. I LOVE Portobello Road.

- Kensington Gardens

- My mom to Victoria and Albert, me to the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square

- Kenwood House (missed the inside by 10 minutes!)

- Mozart and Handel at St. Martins-in-the-fields.

Day 10 (carried camera with me half the day):

- Tube to St. James park

- Took a long walk
- Buckingham Palace
- Westminster Abbey
- Big Ben

- Along the Thames, across from 'The Eye'
- Trafalgar Square

- Leicester Square
- Picadilly Circus

- Paperchase (love that store!)

- Back to hotel for a little rest

- Oxford Street, Regent Street
- Mamas and Papas (cutest baby store, super expensive)
- Hamleys

- Rode bus to Tower of London and back looking for Thorntons. Missed it by 10 minutes too!

- Marks & Spencer for Indian take-away dinner. Yum.

- Beautiful evening stroll around the Serpentine in Hyde Park.

And done. Already thinking longingly of when I can go back with Rossy. Or with the kids for an extended stay. Very extended.


Brian and Alicia said...

Wow, that is so amazing. I am so glad that you were able to travel over there. It must have been so awesome. You look great and look really happy!!

Carrie B. said...

Lauren! Wow, these photos are AMAZING and make me sooo homesick for England. Both you and Katy have been back now, lucky!