I love history -- especially the history of England.
A visit to The Tower of London was at the top of my list. I couldn't get over how beautiful it was, knowing that it was the home of so many cruel and unusual acts of punishment.
I was skeptical of the "Beefeater Tour" but it turned out to be fantastically funny and informational. If given the chance, take the free tour -- it will be worth your time.
But my favorite part? Once you get past the serious fella's in red, you are treated to a view of the crown jewels. I have never seen more diamonds, pearls or precious gems in my entire life. I'm not a jewelry fan but loved the stories behind certain pieces.
Leaving The Tower, you are treated to a magnificent view of "the bridge."
Often confused for The London Bridge, The Tower Bridge is worth a look.
It maks for a wonderful walk.
Dennis and I shared a drink as we strolled across.
Soaking in the details. Ah-details. They kinda make a trip, don't they?