Page 3 of Yours Truly Travel Blog Posts

Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London September 15th 1974

Day 3 Sunday Patricia Dorsey Murphy London Rainy all day Ate roll and butter, coffee in hotel Went on a nice tour of St Paul’s, Tower area, Buckingham Palace and watched the changing of the guard. Had lunch off Trafalgar Square. Ate fish and chips Went on tour of Windsor Castle and Hampton Palace. Tonight we went to the Lyceum, London’s oldest theater. We saw a Vaudeville type stage show. Very unusual and different. Dianne Dorsey Parker Gilbreath Place: London (Harewood) Weather: Rain & Fog Awoke at 7:30 am and dressed, ate and in bus for tour at 9:00 AM. Had nice British Lady “Biddy” as guide. Showed us the St. Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abby & Buckingham Palace. Saw Big Ben & Tower of London. Ate Fish & Chips at Piccadilly Circus and then boarded bus ... read more
London Tower
Queen's Guard

Europe » United Kingdom » England September 14th 1974

Day 2 Saturday Patricia Dorsey Murphy Over the Atlantic and into London A little choppy in spots 5 AM Breakfast is being served…pancakes and sausage. Of course we didn’t sleep…due into London at 7:20 We arrived at 12 noon and fooled around in queues until almost 3. Our tour guide, Henry met us and took us to the hotel…Harewood. We are across from the Marylebone Station. We zipped uptown on the subway to Piccadilly Circus to look around. Ate later at a pub and walked around Regency Park, the Embassy etc. Dianne Dorsey Parker Gilbreath - PLACE: Airplane & London (Harewood) Weather: Good The sun came up about 4:00 am our time. Arrived at 7:00 AM London time. Very hectic making connections. We came through the airport on a moving sidewalk and that was nice. Airport ... read more
Breakfast on 747
Piccadilly Circus

North America » United States » New York » New York September 13th 1974

Day 1 9/13/74 - Friday Patricia Dorsey Murphy - age 39 Atlanta Airport Weather is overcast, mild humid Finally took off at 6:15, cruising speed at 37k ft. Dianne and I are in the mid section, on wing. Daddy and Ma right behind us. Richard, Pam, Terry, Dale and Ricky saw us off. We'll fly over Spartanburg, SC, VA, Atlantic City, NJ, etc. Had chicken breast for dinner. Dianne and I played poker, we're even so far. Arr NY city 8:10 PM Dark outside called Anancias. Di and I walked all over Pan AM building…went to roof top to see skyline. (Took Butch and things over to GA Tech yesterday and got him set up. His birthday is today 9/13/74. 18 years old.) Dianne Dorsey Parker Gilbreath - age 37 Place: Plane in Atlanta, GA - ... read more
Boarding flight in NYC

North America » United States » Georgia » Atlanta September 12th 1974

I watched last summer when Tommy and Jackie flew to Europe and picked up their new car. Each day he wrote a diary entry (Nell says it is a blog but I don't know what she is talking about). Well, I taught Tommy everything he knows about writing. Just because I never did like those darn computers does not mean I can't beat him at writing diaries. So, Nell, Patty and Dianne and I will be sending you a daily diary (okay, blog) of our trip to Europe. We had just as much fun as Tommy and Jackie did. I made Dianne and Patty write their comments every night. Nell and I took photos and then added comments to them. Now don't be sending me any messages asking me how I am doing this. I have ... read more

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