London, London!

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along Victoria, me on board the Big Bus ^^
We left our hotel about 9 am after we had our breakfast. We bought tickets from the Big Bus Company, one of the tourist buses you'll find in London, and started exploring the city. I was really excited to finally see the famous London landmarks like the Big Ben, London Eye, Tower of London, Tower Bridge and many more....

Our first stop was the Marble Arch near Hyde Park. We stopped by for a while to take some pictures and then went back to the bus stop to catch the next bus. There were a number of tourists waiting as well and good thing we were able to catch some seats for ourselves at the upper deck. The guide we had on the bus was really funny but I can't remember her jokes anymore. I just remembered she was funny.
Big Ben and I
hehe..

Anyway, we stayed in the bus for a while just enjoying everything we saw. We passed by St. Paul's Cathedral and though parts of it were being renovated, I could still see it's impressive beauty. We then got off at Trafalgar square and after posing for some pictures there, we walked all the way to the Houses of Parliament and saw Big Ben. The feeling of finally seeing it for real is undescribable. After so many years of just watching it on tv and movies, I was finally there looking up to it!

There was a bus stop for the Big Bus Company nearby so we hopped on the next one and continued our journey to the Tower Bridge and then to Tower of London. Before we took the river cruise we had some fish and chips for lunch. The taste wasn't bad but I couldn't eat all of it. We then took the river cruise from the Tower of London and saw a lot of the city like the London Eye, the London Bridge (different from the Tower Bridge), the London Aquarium and many more. After that, we went back to the hotel for some rest, had dinner and went to the Buckingham Palace at night.
dfoo says:
Wow you saw a lot for one day. Probably more than I saw in 2 years.
Posted on: Nov 28, 2007
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along Victoria,
me on board the B…
along Victoria, me on board the …
Big Ben and I
Big Ben and I
view from the Trafalgar Square
view from the Trafalgar Square
Tower Bridge
Tower Bridge
marble arch
marble arch
trafalgar square.
the nelsons col…
trafalgar square. the nelsons co…
trafalgar square
trafalgar square
where to go?
where to go?
good old Big Ben
good old Big Ben
Thames River
beautiful sunny day …
Thames River beautiful sunny day…
St. Pauls Cathedral
St. Paul's Cathedral
driving through the Tower Bridge
driving through the Tower Bridge
windy in London.
the tower bridge…
windy in London. the tower bridg…
Tower of London
Tower of London
under the bridge.
under the bridge.
The Millenium Wheel/ London Eye
The Millenium Wheel/ London Eye
London Aquarium
London Aquarium
London
photo by: ulysses