Saturday, October 24, 2015

London Calling

 We walked around the streets of  Belgravia where we stayed for a week, and were able to admire all the grand and posh homes.
 characterised by grand terraces of white stone buildings that went right along the street

I love London from walking through the beautiful parks, seeing the old churches, and visiting a few of the museums. Getting around the City you had the choice of riding the large red double decked buses, the ubiquitous black taxi cabs...

or speeding to the  next destination via the underground.

We were fortunate to spend a week in London and loved every minute of our time there.

So much part of the streets, the iconic red pillar boxes stand as they did 160 years ago and a unique feature of Britain
I wish you a wonderful weekend


  1. It seems people either love it or hate it. Sure looks like a lovely place to visit. I've only had long layovers during summer vacations to the States but have never been able to explore the city. Perhaps one day I will. Have a wonderful weekend. Tammy

  2. I am so glad you had such a wonderful time.
    Blessings and much love

  3. Hi dear the pictures remind me of our fun days together in the Caledonian Club and our walks to Buckingham Palace - pity Liz wasn't there. Love your blog M xxx

  4. Delighted that you enjoyed your stay in London Carolyn - it looks as if you had perfect weather too.

  5. Hello Carolyn, so long time since I heard from you, I hope you are well, dear friend.
    Your tour to London, makes me remember when I was there myself, many years ago. It is a wonderful and buzy town, and with so much to see. Your photoes from there, are beautiful, and with some of the very special seeworthy things mentioned , too.
    Sending you hugs.

  6. Hello Carolyn
    I love London so much and seeing your photos today have reminded me just how much...thank you for sharing them. Have a wonderful weekend!

  7. Lovely post. Have a great weekend! xx

  8. Dear Carolyn,
    What beautiful buildings! Looks as if you had a wonderful time.
    Thank you for sharing.
    You have been quite the traveler!

  9. A week in London!!!.....wowwww That must be great.....happy weekend love Ria x

  10. It always fascinates me to see how others from elsewhere see places I know well ... what you point your camera at so often sheds a new light on the supposed familiar. Great pics!

  11. Dearest Carolyn,
    Oh certainly you enjoyed your week in London. It is already quite a while ago since Pieter and I spent time in London but we enjoyed the underground and exploring the city together. Pieter had been to summer college in London so he knew his way around.
    Sending you hugs and blessings for a lovely Sunday.

  12. Hello,Carolyn,
    It has been so long since last I visited you! You had a wonderful week in London. Surely looks like lovely place to visit. I especially like the red mail box. So cute!
    Have a good new week ahead.

  13. Lo don es una de las patita les que más me gusta ,, con sus conductores conduciendo por el revés , pareciera que es un caos y todo funciona a la perfeccion

  14. London is my favourite city, it' s a wonderful place to visit. Thanks for sharing these stunning pictures

  15. London really is a city full of charms and it's great to hear you enjoyed your time there. It's been a few years since I last visited and I really want to go back.
    Have a great new week Carolyn!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

  16. Hi Carolyn, Love your trip to London and your photos are wonderful. So glad you had such a great time. I would love to visit one day.
    Thanks for stopping by and your kind comments. Wishing you a great week ahead.
    Hugs, cm

  17. Carolyn, It's so nice that you got to spend a week in London. I've always wondered what it would be like to visit. The parks must be so pretty this time of year. I've seen the red telephone booths, but never these red pilar boxes that go so far back in history. The homes look very charming also.

    by the way, the red rose that I showed today wasn't from my garden. It was from my church. There is a line of different roses in front, and the red ones are still blooming, so had to take a pic of it. : )

    Have a wonderful week ahead, Carolyn.


  18. My dearest Carolyn,
    thank you for those wonderful pictures from London! I am glad, you had such a great time there!
    Wishing you a wonderful and happy new week,
    Love, hugs and blessings to you, my dear friend,
    Claudia xoxox

  19. London is a so interesting and fun city!
    Happy you had great time (and seems even good weather) there!

  20. Beautiful photos from London.
    Whis you a nice week
    Hugs and love/AM

  21. Carolyn
    So lovely to read your post here, and thank you for sharing your lovely photo's.
    I recently posted a letter in one of our lovely red post boxes ... they can come in different shapes and sizes depending where in the UK you live - but are so part of the way of life - it's brilliant!

    All the best Jan

  22. It's so lovely seeing London through your eyes! Glad that you enjoyed your stay here. Sarah x

  23. I love London but don't often get to stay for more than a night. I enjoyed seeing your photos thanks for sharing them.

  24. Dear Carolyn. IT looks like you had à wondeful time in London. Groetjes, Hetty

  25. Lovely photos!


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