FC: LONDON, ENGLAND November 15-25, 2010 Snyder Siblings' Vacation
2: Everything displayed to perfection | Lego Blocks Man | HARROD'S DEPARTMENT STORE | Harrod's at Night | Elegant Dining Room
4: ROYAL MEWS Located behind the Palace where horses & coaches used on state occasions are stabled | Irish State Coach | Royal Limousine | Golden Coach used for Coronations
5: British | LONDON MUSEUMS | Victoria & Albert | Natural History | Science
6: THE TOWER OF LONDON-City's Oldest Structure
7: Home of the Crown Jewels, The Royal Armoury | Situated on 18 acres
8: BUCKINGHAM PALACE Changing of the Guard Accompanied by the military band & Queen's Foot Guard. Begins @ 11:30 a.m. & lasts 45 minutes. Rog dropped his earmuffs inside the gate & had to ask a bobbi to retrieve them!!
9: ST. PAUL'S CATHEDRAL is Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece. Betty, Roger, & Nancy walked up 530 steps to the top of the Dome called the Golden Gallery. The Dome is an iconic feature of the London Skyline
10: Met Josh & Emily Morales on Sunday 11/21/10; went to their church; took the Tube to Convent Garden. Ate lunch, walked around the mall area, had a great dessert; took the Tube to see their flat & then headed back to our place. Great time with our friends from the States
11: SALISBURY CATHEDRAL International symbol of Christianity Erected 800 years ago The spire is the tallest in England, (404 Ft.) Original Magna Carta is one of 4 surviving copies in the world Oldest working clock in the world dating back to 1386.
12: 5,000 years ago the huge 40 ton stones were dragged from over 280 miles away in Wales. Who built it & why remains a mystery today. | STONEHENGE
13: ROMAN BATHS located in the center of Bath, England discovered & explored in the late 19th century. The Terrace overlooks the Great Bath & is lined with statues of Roman Governors of Britain, Roman Emperors & military leaders dating back to 1894. The Sacred Spring is a natural phenomenon. Hot water at 46 degrees C rises at at the rate of 240,000 gal. every day
14: WINDSOR CASTLE Oldest/Largest Occupied Castle in the World Home of the Royal Family for over 900 years | Spectacular State Apartments lavishly decorated w/priceless furniture & decor
16: HAMPTON COURT PALACE Exquisite murals & tapestries, Henry VIII kitchens, magnificent architecture, 60 acres of gardens
18: Betty & Nancy loved the look of the mailboxes & phone booths Dining at LaDolce Vita Restaurant ***** Virginia shared her yummy roasted peanuts A restaurant named EAT!! Great deli sandwiches ***** Roger striking a "pose"
19: Texas Embassy Restaurant ~~~~~~~~ Chillin' @ Starbucks | Happy to arrive at Heathrow Airport | The infamous 1,000 piece puzzle of London | Our Flat
20: Admiralty Arch (l) & Victoria Memorial (r) constructed 1910-12 as a tribute to Queen Victoria The Monument built in 1677 to commemorate the great fire of London (l) Statue of Queen Anne in front of St. Paul's Cathedral (r) | Modern buildings on the Thames (l) Old building with ornate, beautiful architecture (r)
24: OUR FLAT #16 71-72 Princes Gate