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We awoke to another cloudy and foggy day–but of course we wouldn’t let that slow us down. The first stop was The Shard – London’s newest skyscraper. Pyramid-shaped, the Shard is 87 stories high and is the tallest building in the European Union. The observation area – The View from the Shard – just opened last month. To get there, we took the tube to the London Bridge station and made our… Read More

We set aside Day 3 as primarily a palace, museum, and library day. Took the tube to the Marble Arch station. We visited the Marble Arch because this is the area of London I stayed in when doing my study abroad. Then we walked to Speakers’ Corner. After that, we walked the length of Hyde Park on the side bordered by Park Lane, enjoying the spring flowers that were already in bloom…. Read More