Tag: London

Memories of Queen Wilhelmina in London Buckingham Palace
Travel, Travel Tips

Memories of Queen Wilhelmina in London

Some weeks before leaving for my five-day vacation to London I discovered an interesting royal walk through London on the Internet: In the Footsteps of Queen Wilhelmina  (in Dutch). A walk of about six kilometers from Sloane Square tube station to Marble Arch. On my fourth day I had some time left and gave it […]

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Royalty Watching – You can’t always be Lucky!
News, Royal Visits

Royalty Watching – You can’t always be Lucky!

Unfortunately you can’t always have luck as a royalty watcher. Last week I was in London. Of course most royals stayed far away from me that week. Lots of excitement on Thursday 4 May, as Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, announced he is to retire at 96! Well deserved I’d say. He has done […]

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Vikings and Sutton Hoo
Exhibitions, Travel

Vikings and Sutton Hoo

Despite of all my visits to London I had never been inside the British Museum. As I thought the present exhibition might be interesting, I decided on Tuesday morning I finally was going to visit the museum. As I didn’t have a pre-ordered ticket for the exhibition, I arrived there soon after the museum had […]

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Where the Queen was born
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Where the Queen was born

I just spent some days in and around London. On Monday evening a friend and I were walking through the city, when I suddenly saw a street called Bruton Street. The name sounded familiar to me, so I said, wasn’t the Queen born there? I didn’t remember the number, but wondered if there was any […]

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Exciting days in Great Britain
News, Royal Visits

Exciting days in Great Britain

Just came back from another very successfull royalty weekend at Ticehurst, Great Britain. Interesting lectures, good company and food. Like here the countryside of East Sussex is far behind. Unlike last year it was cold, even freezing a bit at night, and hardly any flowers were blooming. Bought myself a few books only, and even […]

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