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Day 2 in London: Picnics in Parks and Walks in Westminster

In the morning, we all rolled out of bed and parted ways to do individual sightseeing. I partnered up with Raphael, as he
was going to the Westminster Abbey, which was the one thing I was adamant upon seeing while in London. 327 more words


Robbing Peter to pay Paul (Westminster Abbey)

December 17th – On this day in 1540, the Abbey Church of St Peter Westminster was made a Cathedral with its own See.  Not long afterwards, it was incorporated into the Diocese of London, and much of its estate was sold off to pay for repairs to St Paul’s – hence the expression, “robbing Peter to pay Paul”. 324 more words

On This Day

Europe 2014 - London Part II

Our second day in London dawned bright and clear, with only a slight chill in the air. For London weather, it was absolutely perfect, and I was thrilled that I had planned for our morning to be spent on a walking tour through the city. 1,804 more words


These are a few of my favorite things

We’ve been in London for nearly two months now but  I continue to discover new things to see and do on a daily basis.  I have, nonetheless, found a few favorite touristy places that I find myself returning to over and over.   1,275 more words


London Highlights in a Day

In London there is just so much to see whether it’s your first visit or you are an old hand. Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London… 123 more words

Tour Guide

"I Even Heard Her Singing in the Abbey"

Westminster Abbey has to be one of the most architecturally stunning churches I have ever seen.

on the walk there

The grounds were amazing, buzzing with tourists and churchgoers. 146 more words

Kaitlyn's Visit and London

So as I mentioned in the last post, after exploring the ring of Kerry, we took a wee trip out to London. After checking into where we were staying, we jetted off to see Westminster Abbey, and spotted Big Ben on the way! 577 more words