What I Saw When I Ran Through London
I am having an amazing time exploring Paris and London by foot!
I’ve taken hundreds of photos but I forgot the cord to my DSLR camera back home, so I haven’t been able to upload any of them yet.
I did take my iPhone with me during my run yesterday through London and snapped a few pictures of this incredible city along the way!
Here in London I have learned what a “gentle” hill is. I’ve also been running more bridges than I ever thought possible!
While the inclines have hardly been mountainous, the elevation is more than I get back home; running them has me feeling more confident about what I will be facing in less than a week when I’m running the Portland Marathon!
One of my favorite 5K loops so far has taken my past The London Eye, the Palace of Westminster and Big Ben.
The route is very tourist-y, but I AM a tourist here after all : )
Some areas can get really crowded and are difficult to run through (like directly in front of the Palace of Westminster) but I guess that is to be expected. After all, everyone has a right to take numerous selfies in front of popular landmarks!
Is it sad that seeing these ^ pretty lamp posts immediately reminded me of Dumbledore and his/Ron’s Deluminator?
I loved running across this Sphynx and learning the history behind it (sorry the picture looks so washed out but it was BRIGHT out!):
Also loved running into this guy creating giant bubbles for the kids on Sunday morning!
It reminded me of the catnip-infused bubbles we blow for Cecil back home. (I can’t wait to see that little boy again!)
Similar to those bubbles, this trip feels like it is FLYING by but Adam and I have gotten to create some amazing memories. I can’t wait to upload and sort through all of my pictures when I get home!
My favorite things so far have been spending a full afternoon in The Louvre (which far exceeded my already high expectations), riding The London Eye at night and seeing the Dolphins kick the Raider’s butts last night at Wembley Stadium! GO Dolphins!
I feel like we’ve gotten to do a little bit of everything … and it’s all been amazing.
Where did you go on your most memorable vacation (so far)?
If you’ve been to The Louvre let’s just talk for hours about how amazing it is! What was your favorite thing you saw? I loved the Ancient Egyptian, Greek and Roman exhibits!