Of course to get to Westminster Abbey, you have to walk right past Big Ben and the houses of Parliment.
Next I was off to the Tate Britain. I was really excited to see several works from Pre-Raphelite artists include John William Waterhouse. However, I have no luck with that genre. None of the paintings I wanted to see were on display. Maybe next time.
|Hallway leading to from the cabinet room to Churchill's office and the map room|
|door to the map room|
|This is the room where Churchill could communicate with the outside world. It was for his use only and this is where he spoke with President Roosevelt.|
|The door to #10 Downing St. during Churchill's time.|
|Bedroom of Churchill's guard.|
|Churchill's private dining room|
|Mrs. Churchill's room|
|This was originally a room that was determined to be a weak point in the underground rooms. It was filled completely with cement and then this tunnel was made through that. Guess that solved the problem.|
|Each phone in this room was a direct line to allies or persons of importance.|
That's pretty much it for Wednesday. Today I'm off to meet some friends for lunch and I'm still thinking of going to Cardiff tonight. If so, the next post will be from there!