Tourist-y suggestions?

David david at
Mon Nov 4 21:08:56 GMT 2013

Also the Royal Observatory Greenwich
(, home of the Harrison
Chronometers (, 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, 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...
> Randy

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