The last 10 minutes of any flight into London's Heathrow Airport are the best moments to capture photos...unless you're lucky enough to be a Captain and sit on the left-hand side, then ALWAYS try to get a right-hand side window seat...that way no matter whichever way you are landing from, you get to see Central London (provided its not cloudy!)
My latest feature article for the Shanghai Daily is a travel report on how to spend 72 hours in London.
Good to be back home, and I caught this photo of London on final approach into Heathrow's runway 27L. You can just about see Buckingham Palace (top- left, just before Hyde Park), through the wispy clouds over the capital city. No doubt, Ma'am must be very excited. She’s probably getting the house ready for the arrival of her new great-grandchild (who would one-day become King/Queen). The London Eye and the Houses Of Parliament sit beside the River Thames (middle-right).
TV channels were running non-stop coverage, as were the world's media who had waited patiently for DAYS outside the private Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in Paddington. I overheard an Aussie on the plane saying that 'the Poms must be sick of it’ - Rupert Murdoch's Sky News is running the complete guide to the events leading to the eventual birth of 'Baby Cambridge' to HRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge - EVERY HOUR as the Royal baby is due anytime soon.
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