|Kensington Palace Gardens|
Surrounded by lovely gardens and impeccably manicured lawns Kensington Palace housed the recent royal newlyweds for a time, was the official residence of Diana, Princess of Wales, and was the birthplace and childhood home of Queen
|Buckingham Palace Gate|
In nearby St. James Park I saw colorful ducks, black swans and a quaint English cottage that once was the home of the official bird keeper.
|Big Ben on the Thames|
The Parliament building and Big Ben are quite impressive. A massive building on the
I considered going to a play in the evening, but it was a good thing I didn’t as I found myself literally falling asleep at my table after a late dinner. I had to ask my waiter for the check lest the other diners suspect me of having a bit too much wine with my pasta. A good thing my hotel was only a block away or I might have been tempted to find a park bench for a short nap.
Lucky you if you have more than 24 hours in
|London - Whitehall|
|Outside Westminster Abbey|
The changing of the guard at
When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life;
for there is in London all that life can afford. Samuel Johnson