Final day

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Me at 221b Baker Street
Our last day didn't have nearly as much running around, but definitely a lot of rain!

Our first stop was 221b Baker Street, the Sherlock Holmes museum. Having read and watched many of the Holmes' mysteries when I was a kid, I was very excited to see the place, and I wasn't disappointed. They have everything set up in period style within the house, and amusingly they had a room set up with some of the characters from various cases.

Once we were done taking our pictures there we made our way to the stop for the hop-on-hop-off bus. We took the bus as far as Trafalgar Square and took lots of pictures in and around the area. Tons of pigeons around and lots of dumb people running through them and scaring them in all directions, but fortunately none of them made a mess on us.
Inside 221b Baker Street - Sherlock Holmes' room
;-)

From Trafalgar Square we walked up Charing Cross Road and looked for bookstores - well, I was looking for bookstores as I wanted to find "Doctor Who" books (and action figures). By this point it started to rain, a lot. My umbrella was pretty useless though, as per usual. We tried to find a particular scifi/fantasy shop called "Forbidden Planet", but the girl I asked at Pizza Hut had no clue what I was talking about. We finally found a good-sized bookstore and asked them. Ended up it was down a side street from the Pizza Hut. *shakes head* We made our way there and I found the last DW book I wanted, but I decided to wait on action figures.

After that we made our way through the drizzle to the British Museum. I managed to miss seeing it as we were walking past, good thing Denise was paying attention! ;-) We wandered around the Egypt exhibit taking pictures and complaining to each other about the tourists who kept getting in our way of our picture taking. ;-) We found one of the Ogam stones and checked out the shops where I picked up something for a friend.

And that was about it for our touristy stuff for London!
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Me at 221b Baker Street
Me at 221b Baker Street
Inside 221b Baker Street - Sherloc…
Inside 221b Baker Street - Sherlo…
Inside 221b Baker Street - Sherloc…
Inside 221b Baker Street - Sherlo…
Inside 221b Baker Street - Dr. Wat…
Inside 221b Baker Street - Dr. Wa…
Inside 221b Baker Street - firepla…
Inside 221b Baker Street - firepl…
Me and a bobby at 221b Baker Str…
Me and a "bobby" at 221b Baker St…
Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square
Trafalgar Square
Nelsons Column in Trafalgar Square
Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square
Canada House at Trafalgar Square
Canada House at Trafalgar Square
Nelsons Column in Trafalgar Square
Nelson's Column in Trafalgar Square
Fountain in Trafalgar Square
Fountain in Trafalgar Square
Fountain in Trafalgar Square
Fountain in Trafalgar Square
Canada House at Trafalgar Square
Canada House at Trafalgar Square
View of Big Ben from Trafalgar Squ…
View of Big Ben from Trafalgar Sq…
Me below Nelsons Column
Me below Nelson's Column
Me below Nelsons Column
Me below Nelson's Column
View of Big Ben from Trafalgar Squ…
View of Big Ben from Trafalgar Sq…
The British Museum
The British Museum
The British Museum
The British Museum
The British Museum
The British Museum
Egyptian exhibit at the British Mu…
Egyptian exhibit at the British M…
Egyptian exhibit at the British Mu…
Egyptian exhibit at the British M…
Egyptian exhibit at the British Mu…
Egyptian exhibit at the British M…
Egyptian exhibit at the British Mu…
Egyptian exhibit at the British M…
Egyptian exhibit at the British Mu…
Egyptian exhibit at the British M…
Egyptian exhibit at the British Mu…
Egyptian exhibit at the British M…
Egyptian exhibit at the British Mu…
Egyptian exhibit at the British M…
Egyptian exhibit at the British Mu…
Egyptian exhibit at the British M…
Stairs going down to the lobby at …
Stairs going down to the lobby at…
Statue at the British Museum
Statue at the British Museum
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