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Monument to the great fire  
   

Monument to the great fire

This monument commemorates the great fire that completely leveled London in the 1600's. Maria, our guide, really emphasised how London was a city of rebuilding--it had been cut down many times but always rebuilt to be better than ever!
Obstacles and overcoming them!

January 22nd 2007
Although I've really enjoyed my time in London, it seems like it's been full of us continually encountering obstacles and having to figure out a way to overcome them. We've been doing pretty well at coming up with solutions thus far, but it's getting a bit tiresome. First we had to find that internet cafe to book our hostel online before we could check in. Then there was the bed bug incident. ... read more
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British Flag 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
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