Sunday, April 24, 2016

Houses of Parliament

I walked around the parliament area since my flight was at 7.00 pm.



The London Eye







Big Ben

That was my trip to London in September 2015.  It won't be long before we will be in London again as we have booked our flight to  London in January 2017. This time we will take the Eurostar  train to Paris.



Monday, April 11, 2016

Natural History Museum

Natural history is the study of organisms and natural objects and their origin, evolution and interrelationship.  



A 26 m skeleton of the dinosaur  Diplodocus



Darwin




The museum is divided into 5 categories : botany, entomology, mineralogy, paleontology and zoology. The museum is a world-renowned research centre.





1,300 years old giant sequoia














The museum was formerly part of the British Museum and was known as British Museum (Natural History) and only became an independent museum with its own trustees after the passing of the British Museum Act 1963. 



Sunday, April 10, 2016

Thames Barrier

The Thames Barrier is a unique flood control structure on the River Thames at Woolwich Reach in East London. It is 520 meters wide and protects London against storm surges and rainfall swelling.




Thames Barrier Park








Lunch at the Bull

I had my lunch here in Woolwich near the station





Full English breakfast for lunch





Exploring the East London again

After my breakfast in the hotel, I started exploring East London again.



The last station on the DLR line



River Thames at the University of East London



Across the Thames is the London City Airport



Woolwich




The Blackbird

After dinner I went to this pub for a drink






Dinner at the King of Teck

After a long walk around East London, I went back to Earlscourt and had my dinner at the King of Teck again.



The cold lager tasted so good



Fish an Chips