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Easter Weekend in London

May 21, 2019

London was my first solo trip as a traveler. I went alone, but I met friends that were studying in London. It is nice to have friends studying abroad in other cities so that you can visit them and they can show you around. One of my favorite things we did was take free tours. This helped me get to know the city. Also, if you get tired of walking, renting bikes is a fun and quick way to get around and see a lot!

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