England

London

May 14th, 2004 by alephnaught

London

We got up late at 8 this morning after staying up late (for us at least) last night. We ate and went out walking to St. Pancras, a church local to our hotel. Its claim to fame is that it was built as a copy of the Erechtheoin that was on the Parthenon grounds. We […]

Bath

May 13th, 2004 by alephnaught

Bath

Well, Aviva is 50 today – guess she can join AARP finally. We got up (was Aviva a little slower?), ate and got to the Paddington train station to catch first class seats to Bath. I started reading a book about The Troubles, by Brian Feeney, in Northern Ireland that Aviva bought in Dublin. We […]

London

May 12th, 2004 by alephnaught

London

We got up and had a good breakfast. The wireless internet access isn’t working – oh well. Anyway, we got out and walked over to the St. Pancras station – its one of the oldest rail stations left in London and is being refit to be the end of the Channel Tunnel line. We then […]

London

May 11th, 2004 by alephnaught

London

We got up early and started figuring out what we want to do while we’re in London. I think we’re going to the National Gallery today and to Bath on Friday (a day trip!). Breakfast was okay – they had hard-boiled eggs, some cheese, croisants and cerials. We managed to get cleaned up and going. […]

Arriving in London

May 10th, 2004 by alephnaught

Arriving in London

We ate, got cleaned up and rode out the airport. We had an inconsequential flight to London – the good news is that the plane was actually spacious. We took the high speed train from Heathrow to Paddington Station (15 minutes) and got a cab to our hotel. The weather is just wonderful – we’re […]