I’ve had some kind people who follow here ask to see photos from our day at the Olympics, as we were among the lucky few to get tickets to an event – and our favorite event at that! – the women’s team all-around gymnastics final. [*fist pump*] They wonder what the Olympics looks like from a spectator’s view (and as a lifelong Olympics fan, I always wondered the same thing.) So on that note, I’ve come to share some details and images.
First off, as soon as we stepped off the tube, we began to get excited. We were 3 hours early for our event, but it was immediately clear that would pass in a flash. For starters, we’d never even been to the O2 Arena (originally the Millenium Dome; for the Olympics called the North Greenwich Arena to please the Branding Police.), which I must admit is stunning. I always thought it was kind of ugly, but you get up close and you just can’t help but love it. So that was a good start to our wonderment. Continue Reading