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Bang Bang with Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif – A Must See

Yesterday, I had a glimpse of London again in a Bollywood movie starring Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif called “Bang Bang”.  I loved the movie, what’s not to like when it has Hrithik in it, and London, and music and dancing!

Tower Of London

Tower Of London

So, you might wonder why I included a picture of the Tower of London?  Well, that’s what the plot revolves around – around the Kohinoor diamond – actually that was supposedly taken from the Tower of London.  I won’t give out too much more information, and just want to add that the Kohinoor Diamond is really stored in the Tower of London in real life too, it’s not just fiction.  It was taken from India by the British.

Going back to the movie, if I had to tell you something that I didn’t like – it was the violence, and especially the guns as I detest guns – they are evil and not necessary.  However, even that didn’t spoil my enjoyment of the movie.  Also, you have to remember that Bollywood movies often have quite a bit of violence in them (just as Hollywood movies do).  The singing and dancing are what I like the best though!  Also, it helps that Hrithik is actually one of my favorite actors – he was brilliant in this movie.  I think Katrina was really good too.  

If you are wondering whether you should see the movie, I would say GO SEE IT – I highly recommend it.

You really ought to listen to the soundtrack or watch it on YouTube, and I will include it here.  When I listen to it, I can’t get the tune out of my head for ages!

Also, if you are wondering where you can see this movie in the San Diego area, you can see it at Digiplex Poway on 13475 Poway Road, Poway, CA  92064, or AMC Fashion Valley at 7037 Friars Road, San Diego, CA  92108, or at UA Horton Plaza 8, 475 Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA  92101.  You may know I love Horton Plaza, however, I saw the movie in Poway.

Horton Plaza

Horton Plaza

Well, now I think I tied in San Diego, London, India and Bollywood movies all together – to make one huge connection.  We could say the Kohinoor Diamond travelled, and now Bollywood movies are thankfully available just about everywhere.

The Tower Of London – How I Love Thee

The Tower of London is steeped in history and in mystery – all of it extremely relevant to England, and to history lovers everywhere.  What  went on behind these walls built as early as the 11th century by William Conqueror – may be better left to the imagination.  If you would like to know more about The Tower of London and it’s history, just click here.  However, a visit to London cannot be complete without a visit to one of it’s historical landmarks, and I highly recommend a visit to the Tower of London.   Oh, how  I love thee Tower Of London, let me count the ways:

1)  I love you from this angle

The Tower of London

The Tower of London

2)  I love you with my three kids in front

The Tower Of London

The Tower Of London

3)  I love you with poppies and the significance behind the recent installation of the ceramic poppies.  By the way, they were just starting to put all the poppies into place at the Tower Of London to commemorate the British soldiers who died in World War 1.

The Tower Of London and A Sea of Remembrance

The Tower Of London and A Sea of Remembrance

4) I love you from this angle with more poppies, and people dressed in red adding to the effect

Poppies at The Tower of London

Poppies At The Tower Of London

5) I love how your historical architecture can sit side by side with the modern City Hall

The Tower of London and City HallThe Tower of London and City Hall

The Tower of London and City Hall

6) I love just capturing you with or without trees – but I think this bit of tree in the picture is quite nice!

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7) I love you because you are splendid!

Tower Of London - Oh, how I love thee!

Tower of London, oh, how I love thee!

8) I love you, and I think you know…. the red in this picture could be the blood in my heart

Tower Of London

Tower Of London

9) I love  your stylish buildings

Tower of London

Tower of London

10) I love you Tower of London – look, even the sky and grass around you look magnificent, but you shine brightly and are the star

Tower of London

Tower of London

11) I love your arches

Tower Of London

Tower Of London

12) I love your buildings – oh, I beg your pardon….I think I’ve said that before!

Tower Of London

Tower Of London

13) I love your White Tower, the oldest part of the Tower

White Tower, the oldest part of the Tower

White Tower, the oldest part of the Tower

14) I love how you put lions outside out of the Tower and to me this looks like the lions are guarding the Tower and it’s secrets

The Tower of London with lions

The Tower of London

15) I love how there are so many refreshments all around, and especially ice-cream with Flake (delicious English chocolate)

Refreshments at The Tower Of London

Refreshments at The Tower Of London

16) I love how the Tower of London blends in with the Tower Bridge in this picture – two amazing Towers!

The amazing Tower Bridge and Tower Of London

The amazing Tower Bridge and Tower Of London

17) I love how you look different in all my pictures – you are one unique amazing landmark!

Tower Of London

Tower Of London

18) I love how everyone is going to think “oh, these two pictures are the same” – but can you spot at least five differences?

The Tower Of London

The Tower Of London

 

19)  I love your history and your mystery.  So much went on between these walls, that some of it is better left unsaid.

The Tower Of London

The Tower Of London

 

20) I love to keep folks in suspense, but think I better let you in on a bit of the history incase you didn’t know it.  Here’s a picture who’s words will tell you quite a bit

Tower of London History

Tower of London History

Well, I’ve named just twenty, and I think that’s plenty.  There could be plenty more, but I think we’ll stop right there.  I hope you enjoyed my collection of pictures of the Tower of London.  Did I tell you that I love it?