Monthly Archives: April 2006

World Trip 2006: Day 33 – London, England

Highlights: The London Eye A very big day spend going around London.   Jeanne had booked a trip on the London Eye which gave us a great view of the city.   We also saw Buckingham Palace, Tower of London, … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 32 – Hampton, England

Highlights: Hampton Court Palace After a very late start Jeanne, Jon and I headed off to Hampton Court Palace.   This is the grandest example of Tudor style buildings.   We saw Henry VIII’s State Apartments, Tudor Kitchen, King & … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 31 – London, England

Highlights: Catching up with best friend I left Paris today and arrived at Heathrow Airport about midday after a 215 mile flight.   Security was much heavier at this airport than at Paris. I meet Jon and his girlfriend Jeanne … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 30 – France, Paris

Unfortunately I was robbed on this day.   Luckily I’m okay and in the end it is only money.   I have a few options, let it affect the trip, go home or go on and just be more careful. … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 29 – France, Paris

Realising I had quite a few days in Paris over the next month and I had a valid travel pass that allowed me to travel out of Paris I decided to visit the Magical Kingdom and complete the trilogy of … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 28 – France, Paris

Setting off early for me first day in Europe I decided to visit the Chateau De Versailles.   The wealth of the place is unbelievable, it’s no wonder Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette were taken from this place by the France … Continue reading

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World Trip 2006: Day 27 – France, Paris

Catching my first flight from Cape Town at 5 pm the day before (23 April) I then travelled via a stopover in Johannesburg leaving at 9.25 pm, arriving in London at 7.25 am, then leaving London at 12.20 pm for … Continue reading

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