England, London Guide (B): Wandering around London in 72 Hours (Part II)

Wandering around London in 72 Hours (Part II)
I couldn’t wait for the morning to arrive so I could start my second day of sightseeing in London. It was slightly overcast and chilly. I like crisp mornings so I decided to be brave and to leave my jacket at the hotel in hope of a warmer and sunnier weather later in the day. Despite having a tummy issue the previous day I managed to walk all the way from the Sky garden to the Trafalgar square but I didn’t say hello to Big Ben. This morning I felt all right and decided to begin my day by visiting Big Ben. As soon as I saw it as I was climbing out of Westminster station my face broke out in a big smile. Yes, I was in London. And it finally felt like I was in London.

I walked to the Westminster Bridge to take photos of Big Ben and the London Eye for the eleventh time What will be my legacy one day? Thousands of pictures of London, I presume (no, I won’t leave any chocolate or other significant material possessions). It was quite windy at the bridge and I almost had a Marilyn Monroe moment since I wore a red skirt which the wind kept pulling up. Just when I thought that I would need to get back to my hotel before I do the Tower Bridge Exhibition the sun came out and I didn’t feel the cold anymore (no need for a jacket after all). After asking some random strangers to please take my photo (yes, I don’t have a selfie stick and I’m kind of proud of it, but on this trip I did feel the need for one) I walked behind the Houses of Parliament towards the small but ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Wandering around London in 72 Hours (Part II)
Guide Location: England » London
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Big Ben   Victoria Tower Gardens   Tower Bridge   Walkie Talkie skyscraper   Hard Rock Cafe   Hyde Park   Bank of England Museum  
Author: Tanja Domijan Blasich
Read it on author's website: https://theredphoneboxtravels.wordpress.com/2016/06/10/wandering-around-london-in-72-hours-part-ii/

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