|Date||Time||E v e n t|
- Depart for London on British
Already purchased British Rail Flexi-Pass for rail travel
[Money advice from experience - best rate of exchange and cheapest is to use credit cards and get cash via ATMs, rather than American Express travelers checks. Barclays' ATMs were convenient in Russel Sq (London) and off Princess Street (Edinburgh)
Arrive London, change some money, Airbus to Thanet Bed
& Breakfast at Bedford Place|
Nice tile in 2nd room.
Museum - Rosetta Stone, Elgin
Marbles. And Philip [phil=lover of ip=horses] with namesake|
Never got into the BM Reading Room; Never got to the India Office
|Thurs||Evening||Drink at The Lamb, and supper next door at the piano bar Italian resturant|
|Day||At Picadilly Circus bought
one-week TravelCard for easy London Tube and Bus travel|
** William Morris at the Victoria & Albert Museum. Some nice rabbit [or rabbit-2] and floral [or floral-2] patterns
the **Rhododenron Dell in the outdoor gardens. The
trees and a
Deej ringing up.
|Fri||Evening||** Greyhoud Pub - With Kew gang|
|Fri||Night||**Don Fernandos restaurant in Richmond, Surrey
w/ Maureen Long and Margaret Martindale|
. Did not get a chance to meet husbandDerek Martindale
|Day||Tate Museum w/ **Blake, (** +Video shots of the floor!)|
|Sat||Afternoon||British Museum, and nearby **Trafalgar Square|
|Sat||Evening||India Club dinner (NOT near Blackfriars bridge)|
|Morning||**Thanet's 2nd Room|
|Sun||Morn||Aldgate's street markets - **Petticoat Lane with the Chestnut man, and **Brick (Bangladeshi) Lane|
**Thames Boat to and from 1) **Greenwich or 2) Greenwich
There was even a Millennium Cafe.
Standing on both East and West Hemisphers
|Sun||Evening||Taxi to move to Euro/George B&B in Cartright Gardens|
Nice gargoyls and bath.
The God of the Bath.
|Mon||Evening||"Bucket" of Mussels Dinner at (Metro Italian Resturant) Tube station|
**Riverdance muscial at Hammersmith theater
|Day||Trip through countryside to Salisbury & **bus to 1) **Avebury or 2) Avebury Both Philip and Deej liked the sacred circle.|
|Tues||Evening||Pub food at Waterloo's Hole-in-the-Wall|
|Tues||Evening||Greyhound Pub - **Quiz Night|
|Day||Cartwright Gardens Hotels (**Euro & George, Tennis)|
. Nice reflections in the pier windows.
**Goodge's Cyberia Cafe (Also one in Edinburgh)
Overnight tiny **sleeper to Edinburgh
|Day||Edinburgh - stay at Ben Doran B&B, located at 11 Mayfield Gardens|
Open-air bus tour of Edinburgh (Video camera not working)
Saw the castle - gate and chapel.
Supper at Tandoori Land
|Day||Day trip to **Glasgow - Museum,
**Hogshead Pub lunch, **Gallery of
Edinburgh's Three Tuns pub supper of pakora/samosa with salad; and cybersurfing at Cockburn Street's Electric Frog cafe
|Morning||Edinburgh - Bus
trip in to central Edinburgh to get Barcalays' ATM cash for B&B
**Crispin Bates, professor of Indian History, U of Ed.
|Sat||Afternoon||'Flying Scotsman' Train **back to London|
|Sat||Night||Dinner by Maureen Long at Hounslow & to Red Lion Pub (Video camera not working!)|
|Afternoon||Heathrow plane back to Dulles and car at Blue 4 parking lot|
|Sun||Evening||Drive back to Charlottesville|