Tour of London, and the Tower of London, Photos by Michael Kennedy
Waiting for the Tourbus It picks us up on Bayswater Road, near Queensway Kevin boarding tourbus We all get seats on top deck Typical street scene Chinese Falun Gong demonstrators
Church spire Piccadilly Circus in the morning National Art Gallery at Trafalgar Square (left) Pigeons flock at Trafalgar Parliament Building beyond Westminster Underground station Across the Thames, British Air Eye Observation Wheel
Skateboarder catches some air Skyline from a Thames bridge, a drisly day Finally we take the Tower of London Tour 'Beefeaters' provide commentary and guide us through Crown on weather vane indicates this is a Royal Palace The White Tower, the main edifice, is not seen from the outside walls
Hundreds (thousands?) of heads rolled on the palace grounds for several centuries Full armor Implements of medieval warfare View from the Tower Horses commemorated in life-size models Heavy artillery
A model of the Tower and its grounds and buildings Mike reprises a pose from Edinburgh the previous summer Most photographed bridge in the world Benjamin Franklin's London residence A law court seen on the evening Ghosts and Gaslight tour The oldest pub still standing in the same spot in London

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