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September 15th 1974
Published: May 20th 2009
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Dianne and Nell at the door.
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 for Winsor Castle. Queen was at home but didn’t see her - (HA HA) Castle was beautiful. Returned to eat “quickly” and go to theater. This was at oldest, still operating theater in world. Saw a good floor show. Henri, our guide got mad at me for thinking he was German (he’s Dutch) Oh well - I apologized and he
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London's famous Tower Bridge over the river Thames . Known as the "river gateway to London", is one of London's very oldest.
was nice, but he’s weird.
Saw London at night and was just as imagined. Really great!! People met today; Lady from Cambridge - nice - Fellow from Cornwall. Fellow from Surry. Man from Korea - real nice and man from Iraq at Winsor Castle.




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Patty at Parliament building.
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Nell with one of the Queen's Guard in the courtyard at Windsor Castle. It was raining quite bad and very cold.
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Tower of London by River Thames, over 1,000 years old, where ole Henry VIII, be-headed his wives. William the Conqueror began the building as fort.
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Parliament House and "Big Ben." London time is 10:25am, but at home it is 4:25am. We heard the clock strike several times.
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Evening at the Lyceum, oldest theater in the world with continuous shows. Nell, Dianne and Patty. Still in London.
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Nell and Dianne absorbed in the show at Lyceum in London. Theater was quite old but still has an air of grandeur.


20th May 2009

These pictures are obviously from the 1970s. Have you been stuck i some bizarre time warp?
20th May 2009

Time warp
Yes. I took a six week European trip last summer and blogged the journey. My parents took a similar trip with my sisters. They kept an old fashion diary. They wondered if we could recreate their trip from 35 years ago. The photos are poor quality but are meaningful to them today and their children. The text is right out of their diaries. We are just having a little fun.
21st May 2009

Time Warp
Stick with the time warp explanation. I like it better.

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