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First week in London

February 22nd 2010
Tuesday 16/2 Heathrow touchdown at 1530, knackered Wednesday 17/2 Westminster walkabout. Buckingham palace for changing of guard, Big Ben, Westminster Cathedral, St James' Park. Cathedral is amazing- practically a graveyard/ who's who of Tudor England Thursday 18/2 British Museum- especially Greek and Roman galleries. Parthenon sculptures are a highlight. The Athenians must be pretty dark about ... read more
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