Jiajia and I spent another nice day up in London today, this time with our friend "Ratch". We met in Little Venice - where London's various canals can be seen - and took a narrow boat down to Camden Market.
Camden has three markets, each of which was bigger than I imagined the whole would be. There were stalls featuring food from all over the world, but we'd brought a picnic, so we resisted the yummy smells. And there were plenty of shops selling unique ornaments, unusual clothes and antiques. Surprisingly, Jiajia wasn't particularly impressed and so after a couple of hours looking around we headed off.
Despite feeling tired from all the walking, we decided to try and squeeze in a look at the British Museum. It was the final unticked "things to do" that Jiajia and I had listed before coming to the UK. Jiajia was suddenly full of energy as she walked around, gazing at the Egyptian, Assyrian and then Chinese displays. "You've stolen all our best stuff", she wailed, but loved seeing it, beautifully displayed, all the same. It really is an impressive museum. We said some rushed goodbyes to Ratch at the railway station half an hour later and just caught our train home. A great last day in the UK.
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