Tuesday, 22 April 2008

The British Museum

Quick post on our Tuesday outing.. the grand old lady of museums. She was good and cheap with free entry for the young and old. 

Highlights: Egyptian Mummies - lots of them. Rosetta Stone, something that Dad was keen to get the boys excited about.  The boys enjoyed the mummies - they love all the gruesome stuff. Getting around London is  often an adventure in itself.

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London Eye

The big day had arrived.... after a slow breakfast, kisses, cards and presents we headed out for a "stress-free" adventure.  Caught the tube to Embankment to check out the London Eye.  This was a somewhat risky option: not knowing how long the queues would be BUT it turned out that there weren't any.

After making sure that young James had been to the men's room we hoped on board for our "flight".

It was bit of a gray London day but the views were great. The trip lasts 30 minutes for one revolution.  Afterwards the boys had a run around in the park and we checked out the local street performers.  Here are some un-edited pics.


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  Do you recognise the boat in the bottom picture? The Tattershall Castle (hasn't sunk yet).