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Day 2 London - April 16, 2015

On the second day, we went to see the changing of the guard.  Now most guides will tell you to arrive around 11am to get a good spot to see the change, however, depending on what you want to see, you might want to arrive MUCH earlier.   1,218 more words


Army Soldier Guards Tomb of Those ‘Known But to God’

By Natalie Gross

A soldier appears. Slowly, methodically, he walks towards the tomb, placing one foot in front of the other with calculated precision. He stops. 861 more words

Faces Of DC

WATCH: Embarrassing moment when Queen's Guard wipes out in front of tourists

TORONTO – A Queen’s Guard wiped out in front a bunch of tourists during a Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace in London last Thursday. 101 more words


Great Britain Days 1 & 2

Today was our first full day of sightseeing. We have learned to make our way using the Tube, which is a good thing because we learned yesterday, on a Sunday, when it was less crowded. 215 more words

Travel Photos

Wandering through History

It has been over ten years since I last visited my country’s capital, and as much as I remember dreading the weighty humidity and equally belligerent politics there, I began to have a longing for the showcase of culture and nationhood so prominently displayed just over 500 miles to the north of Charleston. 801 more words


Bob Dylan - Changing Of The Guard (Live in 1978)

Gentlemen, he said / I don’t need your organization, I’ve shined your shoes! / I’ve moved your mountains and I’ve marked your cards / But Eden is burning! 

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G is for Guards

 In my travels, I have taken the opportunity to see many different Changing of the Guards Ceremonies. Some occur once a day, such as at Buckingham Palace, the Royal Palace in Stockholm or the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens, Greece. 48 more words

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