March 21, 1971

Day 2 Arrive London Morning arrival, then complete leisure day. Early evening pub welcome provides a delightful London greeting of beer, cider and cheese. Arrived London’s Heathrow Airport at 8:52 a.m. (2:52 a.m. E.S.T.) and Merry Old England was …

Day 2 Arrive London Morning arrival, then complete leisure day.  Early evening pub welcome provides a delightful London greeting of beer, cider and cheese.

Arrived London’s Heathrow Airport at 8:52 a.m. (2:52 a.m. E.S.T.) and Merry Old England was cloudy this Sunday Morning –

As we dropped down under the cloud cover the first thing we saw was Windsor Castle looking like a miniature movie set –

We were met by our T.W.A. Hostess & transported to the St. James Hotel –

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We had “brunch” & took the “tube” to Victoria Station and from there boarded a bus for a 2 hour – 20 mile sight-seeing Tour –

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Following this, we saw a little of Westminster Abbey

Had a good dinner at a small Italian Restaurant & after a stop at the “Cask and Glass Pub” we were ready for bed –

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Volume labelled “The Pennsylvania Lawyer’s Diary 1971”, used as travel journal by Elizabeth W. Ruffner, for a trip taken in March-April 1971; held by Malissa  Ruffner, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE], Baltimore, MD; 2011.

For background information on this series of posts, see Spring Break 1971.

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