Adventure '96 - England and Scotland May 1996

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DateTimeE v e n t
15 May
Evening**Dulles - Depart for London on British Airways
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)
16 May
MorningAirbus - Arrive London, change some money, Airbus to Thanet Bed & Breakfast at Bedford Place
ThursMorning**British 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
ThursEvening Drink at The Lamb, and supper next door at the piano bar Italian resturant
17 May
DayAt 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
FriAfternoonKew - the **Rhododenron Dell in the outdoor gardens. The trees and a closeup.
Deej ringing up.
FriEvening** Greyhoud Pub - With Kew gang
FriNight**Don Fernandos restaurant in Richmond, Surrey w/ Maureen Long and Margaret Martindale
. Did not get a chance to meet husbandDerek Martindale
18 May
DayTate Museum w/ **Blake, (** +Video shots of the floor!)
Some of Deej's favorites
SatAfternoonBritish Museum, and nearby **Trafalgar Square
SatEveningIndia Club dinner (NOT near Blackfriars bridge)
19 May
Morning**Thanet's 2nd Room Nice tile.
SunMorn 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
SunEveningTaxi to move to Euro/George B&B in Cartright Gardens
20 May
DayTrip to **Bath
Nice gargoyls and bath.
The God of the Bath.
MonEvening"Bucket" of Mussels Dinner at (Metro Italian Resturant) Tube station
**Riverdance muscial at Hammersmith theater
21 May
DayTrip through countryside to Salisbury & **bus to 1) **Avebury or 2) Avebury Both Philip and Deej liked the sacred circle.
TuesEveningPub food at Waterloo's Hole-in-the-Wall
TuesEveningGreyhound Pub - **Quiz Night
22 May
DayCartwright Gardens Hotels (**Euro & George, Tennis)
WedDayTrip to **Brighton
. Nice reflections in the pier windows.
WedEveningDo Laundary
**Goodge's Cyberia Cafe (Also one in Edinburgh)
Overnight tiny **sleeper to Edinburgh
23 May
DayEdinburgh - 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
24 May
DayDay trip to **Glasgow - Museum, **Hogshead Pub lunch, **Gallery of Modern Art
Edinburgh's Three Tuns pub supper of pakora/samosa with salad; and cybersurfing at Cockburn Street's Electric Frog cafe
25 May
MorningEdinburgh - Bus trip in to central Edinburgh to get Barcalays' ATM cash for B&B bill
**Crispin Bates, professor of Indian History, U of Ed.
SatAfternoon'Flying Scotsman' Train **back to London
SatNightDinner by Maureen Long at Hounslow & to Red Lion Pub (Video camera not working!)
26 May
AfternoonHeathrow plane back to Dulles and car at Blue 4 parking lot
SunEveningDrive back to Charlottesville

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