The address for Swire House is 59 Buckingham Gate. So you KNOW you are right in the middle of what most tourists come from world round to see. As an example, Big Ben is in the background in this pic.
And, here you can see Barbara, Doris, and Mick (I'm taking the pic of course)in the process of preparing someting to eat.
The British Museum is a beautiful architectural building with great art and history.
London Transport Museum in Covent Garden .
Learn about the London's transport history in this cute museum ! I loved it !
Actually this old building is the old Scotland Yard. It has a lot more character than the new one that looks like an office building
The City, the business centre of London. You will find nice modern architecture there.
Roman Wall. A large portion of the wall which marked the eastern boundary of the Roman city of Londinium still stands across the street from the Tower of London. Dating from around the 3rd century.
The Jewel Tower. The Jewel Tower is all that remains of the Palace of Westminster. Built in 1336 as a treasure house. Opposite The Houses of Pariliament
Statue of Edith Cavell. A nurse who was executed in Belgium for harbouring British soldiers. It is situated just off Trafalgar Square. And reminds me why I became a nurse.
The Old Curiosity shop, Immortalised by Charles Dickens and built in 1567. It now sells Antiques and Modern Art.
Just of Sardinia Street, Holborn, London.
Don't miss the bright red phone booths that dot the sidewalks in London! Beware you get charged by the minute for calls made on payphones...so have lots of change handy.
Winery under the street!! It was absolutely fantastic place! - only wine, a lot of wine, candles and the cosy cosy 'basement' under the building and the street!
Me(Jean) and Erika's friend Viktorija
HEATH PARK , Hamstead , Suburbs of LONDON.........
Great place to relax on a Sunday afternoon. A few British writers , actors live in this very posh area.
Have lunch at Spitalfields market area (I wonder if I'm talking about the right place?), guided by a nice Englishman. Tuna pasta was not that tasty though! ;)
Not too far is Greenwich where you can go stand on both sides of the Prime Meridian. I know, not too excitiing, but they do have little markets over there on the weekends which are fun for shopping!
There are many well-beaten paths in London as befits one of the major travel destinations in the world, but that is not the whole story. Visitors may well visit Buckingham Palace, the...