Group Shots On The Third Day In London

July 29, 2010

Today we visited Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s Cathedral, The Globe Theatre for Shakespeare’s Henry IV Part I, the British Museum and Hyde Park. Here are a few group shots highlighting the events of the day:

Westminster Abbey. This is where the royal family holds weddings, funerals, etc. It is beautiful inside but not as big as a standard cathedral. There are a lot of really ornate tombs and memorials inside, including the famous poet's corner where Lord Byron and others are buried. We also visited the tombs of Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton.

St. Paul's Cathedral. This place is HUGE. Most of us attempted to climb the steps all the way to the top and nearly made it but ran out of time and head to head back down. Most of us are in decent shape and we were all huffing, puffing and sweating. Talk about shaky legs. Services are still held there and anyone can attend them.

Sitting in the stands at The Globe Theatre getting ready to watch Shakespeare's Henry IV Part I. The Globe Theatre is a replica of the original one and stands in the same spot.

The steps of the British Museum. roman columns adorn the front of the building and inside is an expanse of displays covering history throughout the world. The Egyptian section housed the Rosetta Stone, which helped scientists learn to read hieroglyphics.

Walking through Hyde Park.

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