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Published: June 20th 2014
Amazonians.... in England?
Some of Tony's Friends from work Hamming it up at the local pub.
Day 4 - We've Got a Ticket to Ride
A better night's sleep had us waking up at 10:30 and heading into downtown Windsor again for lunch with some friends at another pub, the King and castle. The menu showed how multinational this area can be with items from many parts of the world. After lunch we headed to the train station and worked our way by rail into London. We saw countryside and city out our windows. We even saw a fox being harassed by a crow at one stop. The train ride gave some of us a chance to take a little nap. After one transfer we made it to Victoria Station and walked towards Buckingham Palace. We spent some time getting oriented and then decided to get a two day hop-on/hop-off bus tour package. Michelle wanted to ride on a double decker bus and this gave us a chance to see many of the sights and decide if we wanted to get off for a closer look. It also saved our feet a bit of pounding today. We worked our way around central London past the government buildings, by the Tower of London, over Tower
Oooo... Nice Car
Anne just could not resist the urge to snap a sneaky pick. Tony gave the driver a thumbs up and he smiled and then peeled out on the brick road. Smooth.. Real Smooth.
Bridge and by the waterfront. We got off at the waterfront and went to see the London Eye and the London Dungeon. The London Dungeon is a pretty cool attraction that combines, history, rides, and theater with murder, death and torture. It was fun and worth the cost. Dinner was at a local steak house, The Black and Blue. Michelle decided that the line for the London Eye was too long to stand in tonight so we jumped on the train at Waterloo station and headed back to the hotel. We are finally getting adjusted to the time so tonight should be a full night's sleep. Tomorrow we head back into London for a full day of touring.
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