As my Victoria story doesn’t seem to be doing very well, I’m taking a one day [hopefully] break from it to give this announcement: I’m flying again. This time it’s with Mr. B. F. We’re going to London together for the second time; we leave tomorrow, July 14th and arrive back in Israel on the 24th. This will be a vacation of the proper sort – lounging in cafes drinking cappuccinos, taking walking tours and going shopping at the myriad thrift stores. Basically, rest and relaxation only with lots of walking around in between the two.
England is definitely one of my favorite places in the world. Not only has it brought the world bands like The Beatles, Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and Queen, it is also beautiful and can boast one of the greatest cities in the world: London. And London itself is probably my second favorite city in the world – second only to Los Angeles, which smells like home to me in many ways.
Now London has its fair share of problems, I’m sure. There’s the issues of constant traffic, the congestion charges, the occasional breaking down of one tube line or another – but for a tourist it’s a fantasy-land. Full of history, full of FREE museums, full of marketplaces, full of large and small and medium sized streets that are simply fabulous to discover – it is incredible.
As always, I hope to be able to write regularly, and might actually have more of a chance to this time as I’ll have more free “down” time, but cannot promise.
5 thoughts on “To the Land of Great Bands”
Well aren’t you turning into a little world traveler? Have a great time and thanks for the support on my blog today.
I know, I know, it’s getting a bit ridiculous… But hey, I saved up money all year for this trip, so why not?
You’re very welcome – I think you’re completely in the right, and I’m only giving my real opinion :).
Lucky you! I think I’d like to see London some day, but I’m afraid I’d fritter away all my time simply listening to all the women talking.
I get all weak-kneed for a feminine British accent. I can’t help it.
Have a great time, Em :^)
Are you related to Marco Polo in any way? You seem to have the instincts of a great adventurer. 🙂
london sounds like a lot of relaxing fun em, i’m jealous 🙂