Our first night here we went to the heart of London, and one of the first buildings we saw had a huge Canadian flag on it! It was the Canadian consolate, which surprised me because Canadian embassies have had the worst locations on the outskirts of all the other cities we've been to on this trip. I guess London is an important place for Canadian business.
And the bed bugs bit... again. January 20th 2007 It occurs to me that I devoted the majority of my last entry to greatly lavish praise for the hostel we are staying here in London. It was so clean, so reasonably priced, so full of everything we could want! I knew it was too good to be true---and it was. Last night Derek and I hit the hay pretty early after a big day at the London Science Center (more on that later). Derek appeared to be out ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more