Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Our little journey to London

Last week-end we went to London for 3 days. We took the Eurostar which is the high speed train from Paris to London that goes under the Channel Sea. JB is so generous, and I am so grateful for his making this possible!

Double decker bus

Sherlock holmes inside the tube :)

Hyde Parkand its tall swans

Abbey Road

Same place , Cover of Beatles' album.

For my Canadian friends :)

The library inside the Britsh Museum was a very impressive place.

:) My fella

The British Museum

The Rosetta Stone is a Ptolemaic era stele inscribed with the same passage of writing in two Egyptian language scripts and in Classical greek It was created in 196 BC, discovered by the French in 1799 at Rosetta , and translated in 1822 by Frenchman Jean-Fran├žois Champollion.

Stairs inside " The Monument ".

Tower Bridge

London phone booth

The Clock Tower is a turret clock structure at the north-eastern end of the Houses of Parliament building in Westminster, London. It is colloquially and popularly known as Big Ben, however this name actually belongs to the clock's main bell.

Pelicans in St-James park.

Buckingam Palace.

The London Eye.

T.S. Elliot Poem in pavement along Thames river walk.

The complete London Eye.

The House of Parliament.

Big Ben and the London Eye.

Lots and lots of squirrels in London !

Peter Pan in Hyde Park :)


Huggy Bears in Hyde Park.

Tower Bridge

Pics of Paris

The Eiffel Tower

Inside Notre-Dame de Paris.

Skating rink outside of the City Town Hall.

Notre-Dame de Paris

Ice slides for kids :)

Some pics of Paris...

Galeries Lafayette , huge store for fenzy things , expensive fashion brands, but very pretty inside.

Inside Notre-Dame de Paris.

From the top of Galeries Lafayette.

Inside Galeries Lafayette.