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Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace

William of Orange in front of Kensington Palace

William of Orange in front of Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace

The "Street Where You Live." This was the image conjured in my head from the song of the same name from My Fair Lady. It's Queens Gate Terrace

Tower of London

Tower of London

Tower of London

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

Trafalgar Square

Palace Theater on Cambridge Circus. Les Mis has since moved down the street

Her Majesty's Theater

Abbey Road Studios

Lynn walking in the Beatles' footsteps

Tower of London

This is The Mall with the Admiralty Arch is the background and Trafalgar Square just behind it

Lancaster House

Clarence House, home of Prince Charles, is just to the right

My favorite street in London - Kensington Gate

My favorite street in London - Kensington Gate

My favorite house on my favorite street

St. Paul's Cathedral

St. Paul's Cathedral

The London home of Benjamin Franklin on Craven St near Charing Cross station

Piccadilly Circus

The Mall - looking toward Buckingham Palace

10 Downing St

some patriots across from Parliament

 

Abraham Lincoln across from Parliament and Big Ben, and right next to Westminster Abbey

Greenwich - I'm in the eastern hemisphere, Lynn's in the western hemisphere

Windsor Castle

Windsor Castle

Margaret Thatcher's house

Margaret Thatcher's house

Wellington Arch

"Little" Ben

Marble Arch

Marble Arch

pub in "theaterland"

pub in "theaterland"

pub in "theaterland" on Cambridge Circus

pub in "theaterland" on Seven Dials

pub near "theaterland"

pub near St. Pauls Cathedral

great name

St. Bride's Church on Fleet Street

This church was the site of the wedding of the parents of Virginia Dare, first European child born in the American colonies in 1547, and the spire was the inspiration for the tiered wedding cake

Old Curiosity Shop from Charles Dickens

St. James Palace between Piccadilly and The Mall

Clarence House - London home of Prince Charles

Grovesnor Square - Franklin Roosevelt Memorial

Grovesnor Square - Franklin Roosevelt Memorial

Museum of Natural History

South Kensington

These pictures were added on a subsequent trip

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Parliament and Big Ben

Parliament and Big Ben

Parliament and Big Ben

Yours truly on the London Eye

St. Paul's Cathedral is the dome in the center right

Charing Cross Station

the row of brown houses at the bottom moving up and to the left is Craven St., home of Ben Franklin

Foreign Office in the center

Westminster Abbey

the little church just below the abbey is St. Margaret's

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey

Foreign Office in the foreground, above and left is Buckingham Palace

the park between them is St. James's

Ministry of Defence (sic)

the brown open area across the street is Horse Guards Parade grounds

Monistry of Defence (sic) in lower right, Foreign Office in upper left

you'll see a white truck in an alley between them - the alley is Downing St and the truck is parked in front of #10, home of the Prime Minister

Lynn and me on the London Eye

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge

Tower of London

Tower of London

Tower of London

St. James Park

St. James Park

The London Eye

St. James's Park at sunset

Lynn and me at The Clarence, a quintessentially English pub

The Clarence pub

Sherlock Holmes's pub

Big Ben at night

Big Ben at night

 

 

 

2008 Rick Wexler   last updated February 21, 2008