Monthly Archives: January 2000

World Trip 1999-2000: Day 83 London, England

Highlights:  War Cabinet, West End Show (‘Les Miserables’), Harrods, House of Commons. Jon was still suffering from acute jet-lag and wasn’t a happy camper when my alarm went off at 8.45 am. Today we started with a visit to the … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Days 81-82 London, England

Highlights: Leicestor Square, Tower of London, The Globe Theatre Firstly jet-lag hit hard with both Jon and myself waking up at 3 am and unable to get back until about 7.30 am.  At least we could watch the Australian Tennis … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 80 London, England

Highlights: Westminister, St Paul’s Church Evensong performance Well we got into London a little early at 9.30 am.  The flight took over 10 hours.  I think next time we will check in separately as everyone else had a bonus spare … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 79 – Los Angeles to London, England

Thursday 27 January 2000 Highlights: Leaving USA Straight to the airport for an uneventful flight from Los Angels to London (Heathrow) followed by a train trip to gets us to Notting Hill our location for the next few days in … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 78 – Los Angeles, USA

Wednesday 26 January 2000 Highlights: Venice Beach. We arrived at 4 am and luckily the hostel let us check straight in and crash. The bus trip was mostly fine and I even got some sleep but thank god that is the … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 77 – San Francisco to Los Angeles, USA

Tuesday 25 January 2000 Highlights: Golden Gate Bridge, Girhardelli House Ice cream. For our last day in San Francisco we decided to walk to the Golden Gate Bridge, so called because of the entrance to the bay.   We totally misjudged … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 76 – San Francisco, USA

Monday 24 January 2000 Highlights:  Girhardilli House, Fisherman’s Wharf, Cable Cars We woke to very heavy rain but that is no excuse no to explore.  We walked down to Fisherman’s Wharf and split up.  Jon visited Alcartz which I skipped … Continue reading

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