After checking into the Park Lane Hotel in Piccadilly and chowing down on a big breakfast at the hotel we set off to explore Green Park. Situated just across the street from our hotel, Green Park was our gate way to Buckingham Palace. We made our way the long way via Wellington’s Arch and then through the majestic tree lined walk ways. We were early enough to get a spot dead center in front of the main gate of Buckingham Palace well positioned to watch the impressive ceremony of the Changing of the Guard.
Unbeknownst to us and the others who had joined us, this apparently was really the best spot as it was the place where the band and the Guards themselves selected for their dynamic entrance to grounds for the ceremonies. We decided not to argue with the guys with the guns and gave up the place we has staked out. We joined the hordes of other spectators and watched from a few rows back. Other than all the standing and the crowds of people we did ok. We managed to see the pomp and circumstance and even snap a few pictures.
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