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Tri-city Trek : London

An October 2007 trip to London by electrofork

Alberts ironwork Photo, London, England More Photos
Quote: London is a huge city, even to New Yorkers, but walking is the best way to meet a city, especially on a clear day.

Tri-city Trek : London

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Overview

Albert's ironwork Photo, London, England
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Don't be fooled: despite its size, London can be a walkable city, if you're not in a hurry. We wandered and walked, having beautiful sunny warm days in early October to explore; it was a splendid way to see the neighborhoods, and how they flow from one to the next.We stayed in Bayswater, at one of the numerous hotels along Princes Square. It was within short walking distance to Queensway for shopping or to catch the Tube for quick trips to other parts of the city - or, weather permitting, to Kensington Gardens or Portobello Road in Notting Hill. One day we wandered across Kensington gardens, then northward to Buckingham Palace. (We were passed en route by a lovely black carriage pulled...Read More

Palace Court Hotel

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Hotel

Palace Court Hotel Photo, London, England
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Though this was not, perhaps, the best hotel in this row of holiday residences, Princes Square is a great location from which to base a London trip.As London was our "bookend" city, we stayed here on our first night of the trip, and our last 2, after returning from up north. Our first room was very small, and did not have two twin beds as requested, but to be fair, we'd made last -minute changes due to our third traveler canceling at the last minute. The room was clean and had a hot pot with coffee and tea packets, a television (no remote, but the room was so small it hardly mattered) an in-room shower and a nice view to the yards in back. The room we were given at the end of our trip ...Read More

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Palace Court Hotel
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electrofork

electrofork
Brooklyn, New York

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