A rooftop near Portobello Road
It was quite a busy place along the road with antique and other shops on all sides
You might recognize this storefront from the movie Notting Hill as the bookstore of the character played by Hugh
Grant. It is The Travel Bookshop - 13 Blenheim Crescent, Notting Hill.
Front porches along Notting Hill
Near Kensington Palace there are some embassies such as this one, the Royal Norwegian Embassy
Here is Kensington Palace which was the official residence of
Princess Diana from 1981 until her death in 1996
In Hyde Park is the Diana, Princess of
Wales Memorial Fountain. It opened in 2004 and the fountain is a giant oval of granite and the two sides were intended to
show the happy times and turmoil of her life.
Here are some really wacky people in Hyde Park laying on the ground with elevated arms
Here is the Royal Albert Hall where the
PROMS are held. The event is held over eight weeks in a series of
70 classical music concerts in the hall.
The Prince Albert Memorial was comissioned by Queen Victoria
in memory of her husband, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha who died of typhoid in 1861.
A plane flies over Royal Albert Hall
An important person of some kind (conductor? composer?) is interviewed by the media behind the hall
Detail of the back of the hall
Kensington-Gore...a future presidential ticket?
Of course the sun only fully came out around sunset as I was returning to Harrow - here's the parking ramp for the
St. George's Shopping Center nearby...
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