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Quick update: I’m writing this at London Heathrow on Day #19. After spending the morning yesterday in a drizzly Berlin (looking at art and having lunch), we flew to London Heathrow. We’re all set for our onward flight home — just didn’t have a chance to write more yesterday. Will provide full updates on Day […]

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Today was another cool and drizzly day, but we managed to miss most of the rain. We also managed to avoid any disruptions caused by a bus drivers’ strike in London today (which followed yesterday’s doctors’ strike and next week’s cargo workers’ strike at Heathrow… not to mention firefighters in some other city). I’m all […]

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Today was our first rainy day in London during this trip. It didn’t rain heavily or constantly. We just faced intermittent showers off and on throughout the day… really nothing more than a light drizzle. Since it wasn’t raining, Mom and I started off by taking Emerson to Holland Park to enjoy the playground. She […]

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We started our day with a trip to Coram’s Fields, which according to at least one London guidebook is a “Top 10” sight for children. The park/playground/petting zoo is owned and operated by a charitable foundation. As such, their signs clearly state that it’s “not a public park” therefore unaccompanied adults (presumably perverts, kidnappers, and […]

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After a restful sleep, we awoke to clearing skies following an overnight rain. We departed Allen House around 9:30am bound for the Sea Life London Aquarium located on the South Bank just across the Thames from Westminster. While the aquarium isn’t cheap (~$30 per person for adults, kids under 3 are free), it was actually […]

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