david at chromiq.org
Mon Nov 4 21:08:56 GMT 2013
Also the Royal Observatory Greenwich
(http://www.rmg.co.uk/royal-observatory/), home of the Harrison
Chronometers (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Harrison), the birth of
the technology that ultiamtely made GPS possible... The trip down or
back by river is interesting, too, if the weather co-operates...
On 01/11/2013 03:12, Randy J. Ray wrote:
> Hello folks,
> First of all, thanks to everyone who helped me with finding a hotel in
> response to my previous email. I ended up using booking.com, and I
> have to say I was most impressed with their UI and ease-of-use.
> I'm flying out tomorrow, scheduled to land on Saturday. I have a
> little bit of tourism pre-planned, but I'm looking for a few
> interesting, not-the-usual-tourist-spot ideas. I've been to London
> several times before, so I've seen a lot of the museums and typical
> attractions. What I'm looking for are things that the average tourist
> might not know about-- walking tours, particularly interesting museum
> exhibits, off-beat things. Good book and/or music stores would be
> interesting, too. I thought I heard about a Doctor Who exhibition
> somewhere, for the lead-up to the 50th coming up, is that true? Things
> like that would be ideal! My hotel is near Paddington Station, with
> several tube stops within a reasonable walk... safe to say I can get
> most places pretty easily.
> Unfortunately for me, I'll miss the social this Thursday, as that's
> the day I head up to Telford for the convention I'm attending.
> As before, any and all ideas/suggestions are greatly appreciated...
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