I decided to go to Kew today. I had been intending to go for a while, but it seemed such a long way away that I had been putting it off. I really wanted to explore a bit more of the south-westt of the city, though, so today I set off to see if I could get myself to kew and back.
Getting there proved easier than I expected, although it took a while: Jubilee line to Westminster, then the District line. It was all perfectly accessable. I saw a bit of Kew first, popping in to the national archives, which was remarkable in itself. Then, after a short detour, I entered Kew Gardens.
It was magnificent. I found the place fascinating and beautiful in equal parts. The plants were extraordinary,, the architecture amazing. I especially liked the Chinese pagoda. Truth be told, I didn’t have time to explore as thoroughly as I had wanted, and I had to head home all too soon. On the way back I wanted to see if there were any anti-Trump protests at Westminster, but there were none at the time. Now I know how to get there, though, I think I’ll definitely be going back to Kew: I found yet another of London’s jewels today – a place full of beauty and life, which seemed to beg me to explore it more.