Tagged London

Heading Back to San Francisco

We’ve almost come full circle and are heading back to San Francisco and then on to Lake Oswego, Oregon. It’s been a great trip, but we’re ready to head home. Yesterday afternoon we caught a flight from London Heathrow on Virgin Atlantic to San Francisco. Due to  the timing of flights we spent the night…

London On A Day Pass

We’re back in London and on the final leg of our trip. Overall this has been an amazing and exciting journey. Matt and I returned the car in Epernay, France with just over 2800 kilometers added to the Renault. We covered a lot of territory, and I ended up with about 2500 photos, even after…

First Impressions of Paris

Arriving at Gard du Nord We arrived in Paris yesterday evening by Chunnel. The ride was incredibly smooth and I slept for most of the trip, missing everything between London and Paris, including the tunnel and the French countryside. Hopefully I’ll stay awake on the return, although Matt said I didn’t miss much going through…

Sunny Walk Along the Thames

Since arriving in London it’s been overcast and rainy. This morning the weather changed for the better.  The sun (finally!) woke me up early and I went for a walk along the Thames while Matt caught up on sleep. The path is located right behind the Four Seasons hotel along the river and is beautiful. The weather is also beautiful and puts London in a whole new light. Even at 7:00 a.m. there were a lot of people out walking, bicycling and heading to work. I started my walk at the Canary Wharf Thames Clipper dock and headed toward Westminster.…