We spent our last day in England on the southern coast near Dover. We happened to visit Dover Castle during a historical reenactment, which made the experience even more enjoyable. We also visited the tunnels under the castle used during World War II. From Dover, we drove along the coast toward Eastbourne in East Sussex, where some of the most famous chalk cliffs are located. We happened to arrive at Beachy Head at sunset, which provided some amazing photographs and videos from the drone.
In terms of theater, this trip to London focused on Shakespeare — Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and the Tempest. We also enjoyed Alice’s Underground Adventure and the Warner Brother’s Harry Potter Studio Tour. Like last time, we stayed in the Le Meridien Piccadilly, which provides convenient access to most of the sites in London’s West End. After coming to London over a dozen times, we finally saw the Houses of Parliament and even purchased a tile that had been removed from the floor of the Royal Gallery during renovation. It’s fascinating to think who may have walked over that tile — Victoria, Churchill, Elizabeth II?