Monthly Archives: August 2013

Photosphere: behind the Rosetta Stone at the British Museum

Minutes after opening the rest of the museum (after waiting an hour with only one room open), most people were crowded outside the door into the room with the Rosetta Stone.  With so many people around the front, I decided … Continue reading

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Eurotrip Interlude 6: Fun with a shower wall

The new-when-I-stayed-there Hotel Novotel London Blackfriars has a gimmicky, yet fun electronically-controlled frosted privacy shower wall.  If you don’t know what that nearly-a-run-on-sentence means, watch the video.

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Eurotrip Interlude 5: Five Minutes on the Arlanda Express

The Arlanda Express takes about 20 minutes (on average) to travel between Stockholm-Arlanda International Airport and Stockholm Central.  Here is 1/4 of that trip, at the 29-second mark, notice (in HD quality, please) the outside temperature of 0°C and the … Continue reading

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Eurotrip Part 15: Strawberries & cream or fish & chips

I suppose I procrastinated on this next post because it meant I was leaving Sweden and flying back to London for the last time, knowing that my next flight will be the flight home. Of course there would be clear … Continue reading

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