Well, the European adventure is over! We have returned with a serious case of the post-holiday blues. Europe was incredible – much more than we expected. We ate, drank, walked ten thousand kilometres…

 

London was really a chance to get into the time zone, catch up with friends and see a new city.

 

I actually didn’t know that the red double-decker buses were for every day travel – for some reason I’d associated them with tourists.

 

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When our feet grew tired, we explored the city by the Tube – such an easy way to get around.

 

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Coming from the tropical climes of PNG, we were worried about the weather, but London put on blue skies for us as we snapped pictures of the touristy sites.

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I have to say, one of my favourite places was the London Tower. I really enjoyed the tour led by the “Beefeater” and learned a lot of history.

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After a delicious lunch at Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, we met our gorgeous friend Sam in Hyde Park for a few bottles of Prosecco.

 

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That evening, another friend took us to one of the shows put on as part of the Udderbelly Festival. The show was a circus act that was performed on a tiny stage. The cast of about six people swung, jumped and rolled their way around that stage doing things I never thought the human body was able to do. Quite amazing.

 

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Then it was all over! Next destination: Spain.