What time is it Mr. Wolf?

It’s Greenwich Mean Time! It’s a Bank Holiday weekend right now and we decided to take advantage of our proximity to London. We have a walking guide book of London and John wanted to do the one in Greenwich which I later found out was really only so he could see the Cutty Sark, the last surviving tea clipper.

We started with a walk up to Greenwich park. On the way we saw some beautiful buildings, mostly Georgian…

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(A fan museum, John was a little worried I’d want to go in!)

Then we saw the Ranger’s house for the park…

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Cute entrance to the park eh…

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Really old observatory in the park…

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Very cool and old clock, check out the standard measurements underneath…

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It is also the spot that marks the Greenwich Meridian Line, the Prime Meridian of the world, 0 degrees longitude. You can stand and straddle both East and Western Hemispheres…

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Then we went to the Queen’s House across from the Naval Museum…

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(Commissioned by Anne of Denmark, wife of James I.)

We walked through the old Royal Naval College to the Painted Hall dining room, which is now part of Greenwich University. The paintings took 19 yrs to complete…

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Not a bad uni either eh!…

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Lunch at an old brewery of course…

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Then the Cutty Sark…wow!!!…

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This famous boat came into dry dock for restoration in the 50’s and almost burnt down in 2007, a national tragedy. It was sitting on it’s keel and was bowing out so they decided to suspend it with hydraulics, very cool because you can go under. Check it out…

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Nice view!…Notice the new ship the HMS Ocean…

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Then we found Greenwich Market which we were pleasantly surprised with. Some of the food looked great and it’s always neat to look at the stalls if they aren’t too cheesy…

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Tis barista truck was quite cute!…

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Another great day!!!

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