My London trip

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  1. scifan57

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    The weather was great, except when it rained yesterday and today.

    Registration for the World Science Fiction starts tomorrow and the convention starts on Thursday. When i have time, I'll post the convention photos in another thread.
     
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    Hmmm....I am having trouble with loading the second page Sci. I don't know if the pics are overloading this thread, but I can't get the last posts to read. :(
     
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    For some reason posts with pictures are taking a very long time to load. A post with lots of pictures can easily take me up to an hour or two to download the photos.
     
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    Say HI to "The Smoke" for me.
     
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    Will do, Kevin.
     
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    Wonderful pics Sci!

    They did take such a long time to load.....but very much worth the wait!

    Have a wonderful trip Sci!!
     
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    Hi Andrew - not sure that I ever visited the British War Museum (would have been a MAJOR interest to me) - BUT, we did a lot concentrating on the museums and the famous buildings/churches - also did a wonderful day trip out to Stonehenge, Bath, and the Salisbury Cathedral - now we've seen a LOT of Gothic cathedrals (in fact, I have a Teaching Company series on these fabulous buildings which explains their construction), BUT Salsibury is one of the most 'homogeneous' ones having been built quickly, i.e. decades rather than centuries (quote below from Wiki). A trip to Greenwich is also a recommendation! Dave :)

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    I'm visiting the British Museum this afternoon. Here are a few photos.
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    The first five photos are of the East Pediment sculptures from the Parthenon and two of the Metopes.
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    The last photo is one of the most important pieces in the Egyptian collection, the Rosetta Stone.
     
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    Here are some photos of the front of the British Museum.
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    Here are photos of some of the frieze panels from the Parthenon.
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