2012 – London; the rainy week before the Olympics

2012 – London; the rainy week before the Olympics

Posted by on Jul 17, 2012 in London, UK | No Comments

We though it was a great idea to make London out last stop before coming home to San Francisco. The Olympic Games were starting two weeks from now and the city was in a frantic rush to get ready. As in most Olympic Games of the past 20 years, the last push is always a […]

2011 – London; Sloane Square and Remembrance day

2011 – London; Sloane Square and Remembrance day

Posted by on Nov 15, 2011 in London, UK | No Comments

It’s an easy 2.5hr flight from Rome to London. Just make sure you get to the airport early enough to go through passport control. Yes, even though the UK is (supposedly) part of the EU, unlike the no passport control to other EU countries, the UK still imposes this obligation. We rented a 1 bedroom […]

2001 – London, England

2001 – London, England

Posted by on May 21, 2001 in London, UK | No Comments

May 21, 2001 We’re staying in east London at the restored Great Eastern Hotel. In the late 1800’s it was a beautiful hotel connected to the Liverpool Train sation. And now it’s back. The exterior is restored to it’s 19th century grandeur but the interior has gone modern, very modern. The guest rooms are called […]