Archive for the 'Great Britain' Category

Great Britain, London: A Prince of a Man

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

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A chance to “dress up” as Prince Albert in Kensington Palace, London.

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Great Britain, London: Queen for a Minute

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

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We loved the way you could maneuver the reflections in a glass case in Kensington Palace to look like you are wearing Queen Victoria’s crown.

 

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Great Britain, London: Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

She was quite the catch.

 

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Great Britain, London: Princess Di’s Gowns

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Diana’s gowns are displayed in Kensington Palace with descriptions of where she wore them. She was much taller than we thought.

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Great Britain, London: Royal Wallpaper

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Loved loved loved the wallpaper drawings of Princess Diana in Kensington Palace where she lived. Her sons now live here with their families. This wall is hidden in a little hallway near the public bathroom.

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Great Britain, London: Queen Victoria’s Gown

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Picture yourself walking around in this gown. Queen Victoria did. She was much smaller than we think.

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Great Britain, London: Kensington Palace – Home of Past and Future Queens and Kings

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Diana walked through these gates and in these gardens, and her gowns are displayed in an exhibit here. Oh yes, and famous Queen Victoria lived here too. Diana walked through these gates and in these gardens, and her gowns are displayed in an exhibit here. Oh yes, and famous Queen Victoria lived here too. Princes William and Harry have come back to live here – with memories of their Mom and Dad surrounding them.

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Great Britain, London: The Shard

Monday, December 10th, 2018

The newest, highest tourist spot in London is called the Shard. You go up up up to the floor 68, 69 and 72 to find a garden of Eden, with a snack bar and plenty of photo ops. Since it is almost twice the height of any other view in the capital, it offers wowy 360-degree views for up to 40 miles. Free on the London City Pass.

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Great Britain, London: Tower Bridge in London

Monday, December 10th, 2018

City Cruises take you under many of the bridges on the Thames, this iconic one is the Tower Bridge.

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Great Britain, London: St Paul’s Cathedral from the Thames City Cruise

Monday, December 10th, 2018

City cruises are part of the London City Pass. Nice to get off our feet and relax on the Thames and pass famous landmarks.

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