London Christmas 2011
16-30 Dec 2011
Stopover at Doha, Qatar airport
Camel ... souvenirs at Qatar airport
A Mongolian yurt next to London University
First stop, visit to London Museum
Lots of Egyption artifacts
Dead people wrapped up
Hey, this looks just like the one in the Mummy movies
Some roman glass vase ....
Olympic medal designs
Molds for printing
2012 olympic medals...
Walking long Oxford street... malaysia/singapore cuisine
Paster dinner ! Home cooked food...
Next day Harrods
Chirstmas decoration at Harrods
Explore upstairs Harrods... nice award winning fish lamp design
Harry Potter Lego
Hermione Granger uniform
Flying shark balloon
Shopping for your pets
Harrods at night...
Have some cake
Watch a movie... Another Earth
Natural History Museum .... at South Kensington
All the calcite minerals etc
How humans evolved....
Deep underwater fish ... preserved in liquid..
Walking around London at night... Big Ben
Try some spicy mancurian food...
Hungry... have some fish and chips
Little cafe near Leicester Square
Next day breakfast at Caledonian cafe
English Breakfast set + coffee.... only 4 pounds
Come out at Green Park station
Monument in front of the Palace
Taking photo of myself...
Everywhere got map.... you are here
Bravarian Village at Hyde Park
Have some beer
Ducks at the park... no snow in December... global warming
Ice skating ... nice atmosphere... just look and enjoy
Harrods window display
Window display decoration
Back to the underground.... go home..
Next day...hmm... I think I'll go watch some ballet
The Nutcracker at the London Coliseum
From Leicester square can walk to Covent Garden....
Nice big giant balls with disco ball spinning around...
Can eat here...
Giant christmas tree
Next day.. walk around in St James Park
Near Buckingham palace
Home for the ducks
More birds to feed
Photo photo... many many tourist
Walking around exploring some neighbourhood
Walk walk walk
Must be Gordan Ramsay restaurant
Come out Oxford Street.... today is Christmas Eve
Last minute shoppers and tourist
Spiderman web at Regent Street
Dinner ... turkey and pasta and wine
Boxing day, underground strike..so walking around... Kings Cross station
On the way to Angie's house.... from Charring Cross to Petts Wood
About 8 pounds for return ticket
Arrive at Petts wood
Angie and Zoe
Have some snacks
Lunch... bbq sauce spare ribs, dumplings and wan tan mee
Next day, come out at Tower Bridge station
Close up of bridge
Walk to the other side... nice shiny office buildings
Some other tour..
Big English Breakfast set.... + coffee.... business quiet... got 10% discount....
Oh wow... this is The Monument
Build between 1671 to 1677 to commemorate the Great Fire of London
Spiral staircase ... 311 steps... can get certificate also...
Can see St Pauls over there
Ok, decided to take a train to Stratford.. angie said there is a new shopping mall here
Can take another train to Romford to visit uncle but another day
That's the site for the olympics
Westfield shopping mall at Stratford
Jamie Oliver's restaurant
Ok, back to city.. walking to Regents Park
Walk walk walk walk walk
Ok reach the park... some more ducks
No leaves but many roses
This is the grocery shop where we buy our food
This is the caledonian road train station
Visiting uncle Ben at his office in Romford
Mini computer lab
Infront of romford station
Uncle Ben's favourite chinese restaurant... been eating here since it was opened 15 years ago..
Vege, fried rice and fish
Been in England for 2 weeks and last day only visit him.. hehehe..
Back on the train
Uncle Ben recommend visiting St. Pauls
Ok at St Pauls Cathedral now and there are people camping here to do demonstration
Going againts the government
Big outdoor christmas tree...
Walking on the Millenium Bridge
Ok walk walking
Borough Market ... near London Bridge station
Ok back to the train station
Some shiny buildings
Disco ball christmas tree
Last night in London... walking near Picadilly circus
So many colours M&Ms
Next day... some biscuits... been eating alot of digestive biscuits with chocolate
Breakfast at a cafe
Arsenal stadium nearby
Flat ... bye bye
Take train to airport... Terminal 4
Qatar Airways, transit in Doha
Wait 13 hours.... hot desert sun in the afternoon
Free area to take a nap.. with security guard to jaga your bags
just submit your boarding pass. A++ for Qatar Airlines 5 star service!
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