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POSTCARDS FROM LONDON

POSTCARDS FROM LONDON

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy, they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.” – Marcel Proust

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Westminster Bridge: Every morning we started off the day with this view and every morning it was just as astonishing. We really lucked out on the weather too; rare sunny skies for us!

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The View from the Shard: The Shard, designed by Renzo Piano, is currently the tallest building in Western Europe.

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St. Paul’s Cathedral from The Shard: As one of London’s most iconic buildings, notable events at St. Paul’s Cathedral include Winston Churchill’s funeral and Prince Charles and Lady Diana’s wedding.london postcards 4
Shakespeare’s Globe: “As merry as the day is long” -Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing

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Borough Market: If I liked olives, this would be awesome.

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Borough Market: We need more markets in Florida!

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Natural History Museum: Don’t be discouraged by the long line to get into this museum. It’s worth it, especially if you are a dinosaur lover.  

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The magnificent vaulted ceiling in the Central Hall @ The Natural History Museum.

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I love a good sunset and feel truly lucky to have opportunities to see sunsets all over the world.

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The National Gallery is the 4th most visited art museum and 7th most visited museum in the world. 

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The National Gallery was founded in 1824 with just 38 paintings. Currently, the collection includes over 2,300 works of art.

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Water-Lilies by Monet @ The National Gallery: There are approximately 250 paintings in Monet’s Water Lilies series!

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Changing of the Guards: These tall caps are called Bearskins and are typically made from the fur of the Canadian black bear.

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Platform 9¾: Fulfilling our life-long dream of going to Hogwarts.

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Kensington Palace: In addition to the map of the property, there is also a scratch and sniff map so that you can also smell your way through the palace.

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The King’s Staircase @ Kensington PalaceThe painting is a recreation of George I’s court. Actors in period costumes told stories and mingled with visitors. 

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Princess Diana wallpaper @ Kensington Palace.

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Hanging out @ The Admiralty

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The Fuller’s line-up @ The Admiralty.

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London Eye (and our hotel!) at night.

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Big Ben on our nightly walk back to the hotel.

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Hanging out with Paddington. Over 50 of these guys were individually-designed, placed around the streets of London, and eventually auctioned off to raise money for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.



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