London – Last Day & Windsor Castle

The day before we flew back home we went to Windsor Castle. The queen still lives here part of the year. The castle itself is pretty huge, and unfortunately none of the rooms/churches we visited inside the grounds allowed pictures. Oliver and Elora were excited to listen to the audio guide. Elora really loved listening…

Tower of London

On to day two of the London tour! We decided to go to the Tower of London because Elora really really really wanted to see the crown jewels. I am not kidding, she was so excited. First a little story about Elora before we came to London. We told her we would be going on…

London walking tour

On this day we spent a lot of time walking all over London. This was the same day we were at the British Museum. Afterwards we went to Buckinham Palace and hung out at St. James Park. Here we are at Buckingham Palace. We didn’t bother to come for the changing of the guards at…

British Museum

The British Museum is absolutely huge, and has a really amazing collection of artifacts. I was so excited to go and see it, and Elora was in absolute heaven with so many neat things to look at. The best part were these small rooms where the walls were covered in carved murals. Oliver liked it…

London Museum Day

In London, most of the big museums are free. And the kids love museums, so we were pretty happy about this. Here’s Oliver at the Science Museum (right across the street from the LDS church actually). He was excited about all the cars and was happily pointing at them saying, “Ride Corwa” (to get the…

London Trip

Chris had to fly to a paintball tournament in London for some business, so we decided to make a family trip out of it thanks to some budget tickets on an airline called German Wings. Many of the inter-Europe flights still have you walk out to the plane on the runway when you board and…