London

August 28 - September 4, 2004

 

 

St James' Palace

St James Palace 

 St James Palace

 

 

Westminster: The Abbey and Houses of Parliament

   Westminster Abbey Westminster Abbey Heidi and Big Ben

 

The Tower of London

 Tower of London: Heidi and Beefeater Tower of London: The White Tower Tower of London: View of the Tower Bridge

Tower of London: Henry VIII Armor inside the White Tower Tower of London: Henry VIII, I am, Iam (inside the White Tower) Tower of London: Hall of Kings inside the White Tower 

The Tower of London: Just before our Jack the Ripper walking tour

Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace Gardens

Kensington Palace Kensington Palace: Front Gate

 

Royal Albert Hall

Kensington Park: Royal Albert Hall and monument

 

St Paul's Cathedral

St. Pauls: View from the Top St. Pauls: View from below

 

Houses of Parliament

Houses of Parliament: Big Ben Houses of Parliament: Statue of Richard I (the Lionheart) in front of St Stephens Houses of Parliament: St Stephens

 

 

Day trip to Stonehenge and Bath,

including a passing view of Windsor Palace

Windsor Palace

Stonehenge

Bath: Crescent

Bath: Roman baths  Bath: Roman baths with Abbey in the background

Bath: Roman baths

Bath: Heidi drinking the spring water.  Tastes like boiled egg water. Bath: The plaza and Abbey Bath: Riverside gardens

 

London at Night

London at night: Trafalgar square with Nelson's Column London at night: St. Paul's 

London at night: The Tower Bridge

 

Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace: front facade Hampton Court Palace: Courtyard

 Hampton Court Palace: One of the many kitchens Hampton Court Palace: the maze

Hampton Court Palace: rear facade

Hampton Court Palace: rear gardens Hampton Court Palace: rear fountain 

Hampton Court Palace: side facade Hampton Court Palace: side gardens

 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

The Globe Theatre: view from the Thames River The Globe Theatre: Music intro to Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, this performance was filmed by BBC The Globe Theatre: interior view.  Note thatched roof

 

The British Museum

The British Museum: entrance

The British Museum The British Museum: Colossal granite head of Amenhotep III, From the temple of Mut, Karnak, Egypt, Originally 18th Dynasty, around 1350 BC The British Museum: Colossal winged bull from the Palace of Sargon II, Khorsabad, northern Iraq, Neo-Assyrian, about 710-705 BC

The British Museum: Nereid Monument, Lykian, Southwest Turkey, about 390-380 BC The British Museum: Greek Parthenon Facade Statues

The British Museum: coffins of Henutmehyt, Thebes, Egypt, 19th Dynasty, around 1250 BC The British Museum: Mummy case and portrait of Artemidorus, Roman Period, around AD 100-120

 

The Changing of the Guard

at Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace

Buckingham Palace: The old guard marches out of the palace Buckingham Palace: The old guard Buckingham Palace: The new guard arrives

Buckingham Palace: The band Buckingham Palace: The changing of the guards

 

Covent Gardens

Covent Garden Piaza: Our trip comes to an end