"To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it..." - Confucius
(22 - 27 February 2003)
A city that first appeared as a small Roman military base during their invasion of Britain a mere 43 years after the death of Christ.
It soon became a port of some importance but suffered a major set back in 61 A.D. when it was burnt to the ground.It was rebuilt and through time London became a centre of considerable importance with a population of people living in fairly splendid surroundings with public baths, paved streets, temples and villas.
|(The Tower Bridge)|
Destinations of interests: Top of your list must be the royal palaces, and top of that list has to be William The Conqueror's watchtower, the Tower of London, out at Tower Hill in the City. The Crown Jewels may be utterly spectacular but more interesting still are the stories surrounding the Tower - Traitor's Gate, the death of the little princes - the stuff of legend.
|(The Big Ben)|
'It is easy to walk around London just staring at the profusion of extraordinary buildings in a city that has existed since pre-Christian times, but to get a real flavour of the nation, its heritage and place in history you have to dive into some of its unique attractions.
|(A tour in the London Dungeon)|
I was in London in 1995 and 2001...