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    Udar Gromov

    2018-06-30 SA

    0718 first entry in the notebook for that day
    0924 in the room – listening to DK Eyewitness Audio Guide in preparation for today’s explorations
    0951 out of the room for breakfast downstairs
    1130 several stops bus ride from St. James to Tottenham Court Road
    1145 Water and restrooms at superstore Primark
    1210 Walk starts – Soho Square Gardens
    1229 Chinatown and pagoda (down Dean St.)
    1247 jJoe & the Juice on Dean St.
    1301 Karl Marx lived here on Deans’ St. on top floor in 1851-56 while working on Das Kapital
    1308 George Orwell make regular stops here at Dog and Duck freehouse (pub)
    1317 Palace Theatre – big Saturday matinee Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
    1326 Seven Dials
    1332 Neal’s Yard and Wild Food Cafe (again) – Who is Monty Python? – lived here 1976-87
    1354 back a Seven Dials
    1402 St. Martin’s Theatre and longest running The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie
    1409 lunch at Italin Rossopomodoro Covent Garden (£30)
    1518 Lamb and Flag pub for last 400 years
    1519 TK Maxx store looks very similar to TJ Maxx in US
    1535 Covent Garden market
    1536 St Paul’s Church – closed to public at this moment for a theatrical performance
    1641 Royal Opera House
    1646 Royal Ballet School
    1704 Theatre Royal, Drury Lane owned by Andrew LLoyd Weber
    1721 London oldest street sign – Yorke Street – 1636
    1739 Somerset House on the Themes
    1755 Édouard Manet – “A Bar at the Folies-Bergère”
    1813 King’s College
    bus ride back to hotel
    1837 Queen Elisabeth Gate (Hyde Park)
    2119 late sunset pictures in the room

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