Monday, June 21, 2004 Our holiday begins! We (Mary Jane, her twin sister Jan, Dan, and Scotty) fly from Harrisburg, PA to Dulles (Washington, D.C.) to Heathrow, London.
Tuesday, June 22, 2004 We arrive at Heathrow Airport, London, England, at 7:00 a.m. local time. We drive to our B&B (Pro Kew, in Kew, near London). We walk around Kew Village and rest at B&B. Our schedule for the day: we ride the Tube into London and visit King's Cross Station (location of Platform 9 3/4 in Harry Potter movies). We tour the Exhibition Galleries of the British Library, location of such famous documents as the Magna Carta and the Gutenberg Bible. We attend a stage production of the musical Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at the Palladium Theatre.
Thursday, June 24, 2004 On our final day in London, we tour the new Globe Theatre and pay a visit to Harrod's Department Store. We drive to Bristol in time to watch England play Portugal in the “Euro 2004” games.
Friday, June 25, 2004 In Bristol, we visit our friends Liz and Mon, and Eileen and Brian. We had hoped to visit with Malcolm and Margaret, but Margaret is too sick at the moment for company. We walk on and photograph the Clifton Suspension Bridge. We have grand time eating dinner at the Lamplighters Inn with Liz and Mon.
Tuesday, June 29, 2004 We stop at the House of Marbles in Bovey Tracey. We visit Dartmoor National Park. We see Dartmoor ponies and the village of Widecombe-in-the-Moor. We hike up a tor for the neat view and drive to Postbridge. After playing tourist most of the day, we get on the motorway and drive to Gloucester.
Monday, July 5, 2004 We drive to London Heathrow Airport (40 mi). We fly back home from London, 12:20 p.m. We arrive in Harrisburg, 6:18 p.m.