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  • Day42

    Back where we began. London.

    May 30, 2017 in the United Kingdom ⋅ 🌙 17 °C

    Lots to love in London. Up high and down low, inside and out.

    We stayed in Citadines in Holborn for three nights, then at an Air BNB in Pimlico for four nights. Oyster cards meant travelling on the tube or the busses was easy enough. One afternoon we walked from Holborn to Leicester Square to St Pauls and back.
    Next day was mostly with our niece Jess, strolling through Covent Garden and Oxford St. I then shot through to the Imperial War Museum. Nowdays this summarises conflicts across the 20th century, including the cold war and recent conflict in Afghanistan and Syria. A large Holocaust in IWM display presses home that tragic reality.
    Thursday saw us head to the Shard via London Bridge [soon to be touched by tragedy]. We walked the south bank and dropped into Tate Modern.
    Then I tried to buy some concert tickets, which made fresh plans for the rest of the day...
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