October 15th, 2015

Today we explored London. We had two objectives, visit the Tower of London and visit the Sherlock Holmes museum. We managed to accomplish both. It was a long day but we had a lot of fun and we found that it feels like more of a vacation when we have family with us.

Here’s a look at our adventures today…

The Tower of London

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The royal bed chambers…

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The stained glass was amazing!

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Traitors Gate and Tower Bridge in the background…

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Every king needs a chalice…

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Don’t worry, Diane recovered from her wounds quickly…

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A look at some carvings from the prisoners held in the tower, they needed something to do with their time…

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Monkeys!!! Wild beasts were kept at the castle during most of its use…

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The Crown Jewels were amazing, unfortunately you can’t take pictures. Here’s some light reading about the Culling Diamond if you want to learn more about the stones that make up the Crown Jewels.

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The Armory…

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We though this looked very Games of Thronesish….

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Sherlock Holmes Museum

Ryan doing his best Sherlock and Watson impressions…

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A look into the life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock…

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A walk in Regent’s Park…

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We ended the day with drinks and dinner at a local pub, now we’re off to bed. We’re visiting Westminster Abby ad Buckingham Palace tomorrow.

Happy Travels!

Ryan & Melissa