A day between tours to relax
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Well, not really relax. We had two weeks of dirty clothes filling our suitcases and not much clean stuff left to wear so we either had to find a laundry or Harrod's Department store to replace it all.
So we found both! We dragged our laundry to a little place and spent a couple of hours doing it and then after taking it back to the hotel we grabbed a bus and headed for Picadilly Circus. Lunch at Garfunkel's was a chicken, mozerella, and tomatoe sandwich and a fresh salad. Then realized that the directions given us by a nice little guy was wrong and we grabbed a bus back to where we could get to Harrod's. This is a sight to see. We spent more than an hour just cruising through four floors of very expensive clothes, jewelry, household, luggage, watches, etc. Picked up a random pair of ladies heels. They were 500 pounds! That's just about $1,000 in U.S. at that point.
That evening we ate at the hotel. They had offered a special buffet for guests. The presentation was nice but when I got my plate to the table it was barely warm. They rather frowned when I asked for them to "nuke" it for a couple of minutes. Less than the best meal of the vacation.
Back to the room where we watched a couple of recent movie releases.