Sunday, March 21, 2010


That is the number of days until I get on a plane and go to Europe for 2 and a half weeks.  Here is the itinerary so far...

Leave from LAX 5/25 7:40-switch in London- Arrive in Glasgow 5/26

Wednesday 5/26:
-Dinner somewhere in Glasgow.
-Go to the pub for some folk music

Thursday 5/27:
- Castle
-Wallace Monument
- Doune Castle (where they shot Monty Python and Holy Grail!)

Friday 5/28:
-Castle & Royal Mile
-Rosslyn Chapel,
-Arthur's Seat

Saturday 5/29:
-St. Andrews,
-more exploring in Edinburgh

Sunday 5/30:
-Glasgow's Necropolis and Botanic Gardens.

Glasgow to Paris 5/30
Flight 4:15PM-6:45PM and take shuttle into Paris
Le Village Hostel

Sunday 5/30 (If there is time, if not our hostel is IN Montmartre)
-Sacre Coeur, (6-10:30, last visit at 10:15, top of dome 9-7)
-Moulin Rouge

Monday 5/31:
-L’arc de Triomphe (10AM- 11PM)
-Tour Eiffel (9:30-11, last lift to top at 10:30)
-Cimetiere du Pere Lachaise (8-6)

Tuesday 6/1 :
-Notre Dame (8-6:45)
-Latin Quarter: Pantheon (10-6) & Luxembourg Palace
-Catacombs (10-5 last admission at 4 but there can be long lines)

Wednesday 6/2:
-Versailles (open 9-6)
-Louvre (9-10 start closing at 9:30) and & Place De La Concorde (just outside the museum)

Thursday 6/3: get on Eurostar to London at 10:13AM

Paris to London 6/3
Eurostar to London at 10:13AM-11:28AM
Check with travelshop at Clink Hostel about getting tickets to a show at the West End

Thursday 6/3:
-Tower of London (9-5:30, last admission at 5)
-Big Ben
-Buckingham Palace
-St. James Park

Friday 6/4:
-London Bridge
-Day trip to Bath/Stonehenge

Saturday 6/5:
-London eye
-Madame Tussauds (buy combinded ticket save 20% on Eye Website)
-John Snow Water Pump (Corner of Broadwick St. & Ingestre Pl in Soho)

Sunday 6/6:,
-Portobello Road
-Notting Hill
-Abbey Road
-Hyde Park

Monday 6/7:
-Globe Theater
-Natural History Museum
-Jack the Ripper Walking Tour

Tuesday 6/8
-Whatever looks interesting
-London Temple

Wednesday 6/9: Leave for Home from Heathrow at 4:45, Arrive at LAX 6/10 10AM

I think that covers everything...anything absolutely important that I am missing? lemme know! Paris is gonna be pretty cramped on time but I think we can do it.  We'll have time to breathe in London.