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Travel Facts#3: Heads of State!

As tourists wander around Westminster absorbing the history of years, they stumble across King Charles 1st and Oliver Cromwell locked in each others’ sight for eternity. It is often thought that Cromwell’s statue – erected in 1899 to a design by Sir William Thornycroft –  is avoiding the gaze of the … Continue reading

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From Buckingham Palace to the London Eye

If you want to experience a really lovely walk on a summer’s day, a wander from Buckingham Palace, through St James’s Park down to The Palace of Westminster and The London Eye is a really good one to take.  For me, taking it easy … Continue reading

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