Heading for Ireland & the UK
Daniel J. Matyola
danmatyola at gmail.com
Wed Apr 24 15:20:07 EDT 2019
I found London very friendly to navigate on foot, in the tube or by the
Open-Top Tour Buses. The latter are quite nice, as then generally stop at
the places a tourist wants to see. The Tube is not quite up to the Moscow
Subway system or the Paris Metro, but quite user-friendly, once one gets
accustomed to the strange pronunciation used for some of the stops, like
The museums and galleries are great. I especially like the British Museum
and the British Library. The Tate Modern had nasty "art," but a 7th floor
restaurant with excellent fish and chips and a view to die for.
On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 3:03 PM Bob Pdml <pdmlbw at gmail.com> wrote:
> Another thing I forgot to mention is getting around, other than by boat or
> open-top bus. On public transport you can't use cash. You can use a
> contactless credit/debit or an Oyster card, which you will need to put
> money on. You need a separate card for each person, you can't pay more than
> one person's fare at a time. There is a daily maximum fare.
> You'll probably want to experience the tube, and possibly the DLR, which
> is driverless, but the best way to get around is on foot or by bicycle, and
> the best way to find your way around, if you haven't lived here for nearly
> forty years, is the Citymapper app, which you can use for multi-modal
> Or you could ask a policeman.
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