Melissa's 19th Birthday!

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Little Ben

When I woke up I wasn't really hung over which is surprising cause I was totally tanked last night but I guess I was just moving in slow-mo. Today is Melissa's 19th birthday!!! We called Lindsay to wish her a happy birthday as well as this was their first birthday not being together and being twins. Since it was Melissa's special day she got to choose what we did and we did a Big Bus tour which is a hop off hop on kind of bus. We went all through Trafalgar square again but we didn't get off the bus. It was neat being on the bus becuase the tour guide would tell us stuff about the city that we wouldn't have known about like if Big Ben rings 13 times the lions in Trafalgar square will get up and dance around hehe. The first place we got off was at Buckingham palace.

"Can you still see the palace?"
We didn't get to see the changing of the guards but we did get to see some guards and just like 1 guard change places so that was pretty cool. We only went into the gift shop where I bought this totally amazing Prince Harry postcard. He is so gorgeous, I love him! Then we got back on the bus and our next stop was St. Pauls Cathedral. Sadly it was closed for a special service so we didn't get to go in but we did take pictures outside of it which was just as fun. Then we got back on the bus and we went over the tower bridge which was totally sweet and then we got off at the Tower of London. It cost 16 pounds (I think) to get in and in my opinion it wasn't really worth it. Like it was cool but some of it was like just old weapons and stuff that I found kind of boring lol.
London Traffic!
The Tower of London was our last stop on the tour and then we went back to Piccadilly Circus where Melissa chose her birthday dinner of Mcdonalds hehe. We met up with Sean and Francesca from the night before and we went to go see the play Wicked at the Appollo Theatre. We were a little late though because we went to the wrong Appollo theatre lol. The play was SOOO good and I'm really glad that we went cause at first I didn't really feel like going but I am glad I did. After we took a London taxi to Soho. We went to this bar called Garlic and Shots which was all normal like an ordinary bar on the top floor but in the basement it was like vampire metal theme and it was all dark with candles and there was even this little area that was like a tomb or something where people could chill and there were lots of people who looked freaky and had tons of piercings. After that we went to a private club called the Arts that Francesca got us into cause she is a member there. We had lots of fun, drank lots of beer and did lots of shots. I got drunk but not as wasted as the night before (acutally I have never been as wasted as I was that night since then, ever) Melissa left early and Chris and I walked home around 3am ish. It's crazy how many people are still out at 3am in the morning. It's like people don't go to sleep ever. Anyways it was a fun day and I think Melissa enjoyed her birthday!

darlingwish says:
i took the big bus tour too! =)
Posted on: Nov 30, 2007
melissak says:
I did enjoy my birthday :)
Posted on: Sep 27, 2007
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Little Ben
Little Ben
Can you still see the palace?
"Can you still see the palace?"
London Traffic!
London Traffic!
Me and Chris infront of St. Pauls
Me and Chris infront of St. Pauls
Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge
Me on a double decker bus!
Me on a double decker bus!
The Apollo Victoria
The Apollo Victoria
Melissa, me, and Sean in a London …
Melissa, me, and Sean in a London…
Me, Melissa, Sean, and Francesca i…
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