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Europe » United Kingdom » England » Nottinghamshire July 28th 2003

Let's just say Dad has a really big extended family in the UK - no denying my ancestry is in England. It was really cool to meet so many people that I am related to. Kel & I ventured around Nottingham with my Gran's sister 'Aunty Bettie' and her husband Gerald. England is actually just like I pictured it (when its not raining) - green and proper - it was beautiful.... read more
Nottingham Gardens

Europe » United Kingdom » England » London July 27th 2003

After a sudden departure from RSA --> approximately 6 hours from "You are flying out tonight" to "I'm on the plane" - I arrived in Heathrow to be met by my sister Kel who was half way through her gap year. We spent the evening in my first ever Backpackers. We spent the next few days doing the typical tourist things with some of her friends from Contiki. The list included: Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, London Tower, London Bridge, Tower Bridge, St. Paul's Cathedral, Big Ben, riding the Red buses, Oxford Street, River Thames, playing in the fountains and on the statues in Trafalgar Square and riding the Tube. ... read more
Trafalga Square Statues
Buckingham Palace
London Eye

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