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London, UK

(4th - 15th October 2006)
Went to London for a short vacation.


Meet Mum at Heathrow Airport



On the train


First night out in london, impressed by old buildings


Walking around


Art Gallery


Overnight at uncle's apartment in Romford


Mum and Uncle Ben at his office with his car.


Making arrangements ...


Liverpool station


Buckingham Palace


Buckingham Palace


Park


Park with London Eye in the background


Terrorist poster


Fountain


Westminster Abbey.
All the main tourist attractions are very nearby, can just walk.


Westminster Abbey


Big Ben - 12 o'clock !


Parliament Big Ben


Ice cream


London Eye


Heh heh


Invisible Man.


Thames River


Starting to rain ....


Souvenir shop


Fat bird


Raining raining raining


Harrods


Princess Diana Memorial


Toys


Halloween pumpkins at Harrods food section


Food


Christmas decorations at Harrods


Can't decide what to eat for lunch. Eat KFC, the cheapest !


Walking along Oxford Street


Nice building


Carnaby Street


Meeting up with my cousin, Angie. Waiting for them at Liverpool station. Look at the crowd. Rush hour. There must have been a train delay.


Angie and her hubby Benson. We have dinner in a restaurant serving Malaysian food.


Angie's cat


Angie's cat


Angie's house and the big garden behind her house


Breakfast


Its a sunny day and they are trimming the plants because winter is coming.


Taking me out for a ride in Benson's car.


Somewhere in Greenwich.


Me again


Art and crafts market ....


Eating ice cream at the park in Greenwich


Here it is ... the Greenwich Meridian thing...


Uncle Boon Ben and Aunty Jasmine come to pick me up.


We go pick up mum at her workplace. Its her last day.


Old folks home.


We visit mum's friend, Chin. She cooked dinner for us.


Chin's husband's collection of toy cars and vehicles.


Back to Uncle Ben and Aunty Jasmines house. Aunty Jasmine puts coal in the fireplace.


Jimmy ...


Zacko ..


'Typical English Breakfast' that the English people don't normally eat.


Aunty Jasmine pouring me some Pomegrate juice .


Sunday morning and we go to a 'Boot Sale'. Its something like a Jumble sale where you sell your old stuff.


Boot Sale


We stop by at a sports megastore ...


Polar Fleece. Uncle Ben bought me one, since I didn't have a proper jacket.


Going Shopping


Computer Games


Back in Romford on Monday morning and I'm walking around town by myself.


99p store


Fruit Smooties


Blueberry, cranberry, raspberry, orange juice combo, ... yumm..


Strawberry and cream


Buying All day Bus and Train tickets from the shop below our apartment in Romford.


Statues in london ...


Changing of the guards but this is not Buckingham Palace


Changing of the guards.


Nice pattern ...


Phone booth


This is Downing Street (the prime minister's residence I think)


Monuments


Mum checking bus schedule


Bus


Buying tickets for Les Miserables show


Movie Theatre showing 'World Trade Centre'


Subway


Subway


Sitting on a boat along Thames River. St. Pauls Cathedral in the background.


Some kind of modern looking building.


Tower Bridge


Tower Bridge


Going on a tour in the Tower of London, an old castle where they used to keep prisoners.


Here's where they store the Crown Jewels.


Ravens with clipped wings.


Prisoners carvings on the walls


Armour


Sunset


Up on a hill where they used to chop off people's heads ..


Evening and lots of people ..


Evening and lots of people ..


Coming out from Les Miserables theatre. Very good ...


Strawberries


Canary Wharf, where they have the taller modern looking buildings.


Raining Raining


A slide at the art centre. People can slide down with a Guni sack.


Art art art ... mostly modern art stuff that nobody can understand ...


Madame Tussauds. Wax figure of Samual L Jackson


Jennifer Aniston and Tom Cruise


Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow


Johnny Depp as Captain Jack Sparrow


Incredible Hulk


Steven Spielberg


ha ha ha


Colin Farrell


Chinatown


Durian


M eeting up with Angie and Benson for dinner.


Food ... roast duck, vegetable with 'malay' sauce (belacan), toufu


Ice Cream !!!... muahhahahahah


On the way to St Pauls ..... nice fountain ....


St Paul's Cathedral. All the buildings around London cannot be build higher than this.


British Museum


British Museum. This must be where they store all the artifacts that the British stole from the countries that they ruled back in the old days.... hmmmm... even the Egyptian stuff are here ...


Pieces from the Parthenon ... the old building in Athens.


Pieces from the Parthenon


The Rossetta Stone !!! .. the last time I remember seeing this was in my Sejarah text book


Asian Artifacts


Nice Museum


Ok, last photo in London next to the art gallery where I saw some Picasso paintings.


Having some Pie and Mash potatoes in romford


Bye bye ..

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