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  • HIKING AROUND HIGHGATE[center][/center] ===Today, a double-decker bus serves route 210 that carries passengers between Golders Green and Highgate. B Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | Jul 18, 2017
  • PINN POINTS==Ruislip and Pinner have been almost engulfed in the tide of London's suburbia that began advancing in the early 20th century, but they retain some remarkable features of their rural past. They are connected by the River Pinn.== [center][img=http://ph Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | Jul 10, 2017
  • ANYONE FOR PYMMES?===Many people know that the drink Pimms is a popular thirst-quenching, fruit-filled alcoholic cocktail. It is usually drunk during the British summer. Fewer people know about ‘Pymmes’, which sounds just like the cocktail’s name, but is not remotely relat Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | Jul 5, 2017
  • A RIVER IN LONDON: FROM TRICKLE TO TORRENT===When I was a child living in the Hampstead Garden Suburb, my friends and I used to play beside a rather odd-smelling little stream that flowed near to the Market Place on Falloden Way. In those days, I had no Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | Jun 30, 2017
  • Faces of the world[center][/center] In my last entry, Markets, I mentioned how much I enjoy taking photos of local people on my travels. Of course, people’s willingness to be photographed varies enorm Posted by ToonSarah in How I see the world - through a lens | Jun 26, 2017
  • EXPLORING KENSINGTON'S RACE-COURSE===This piece is largely based on a walk that I made on the afternoon of the 13th of June 2017, when I strolled right past the Grenfell Tower housing block. That night, it was to become engulfed in flames. I Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | Jun 20, 2017
  • Bye Bye Big BenLast day in London. [center] [img=http://photos.tra Posted by bejjan in Weekend in London | May 28, 2017
  • Arrow and Medieval FestSaturday was fully devoted entirely to Heroes & Villains Fan Fest at Olympia, London. The evening ended with a Medieval Fest. [center][/center] We got up even though we Posted by bejjan in Weekend in London | May 27, 2017
  • Harry Potter StudioUp early in the morning to get ourselves ready and in time for breakfast at 7.30 am. Breakfast was down in the basement and we were referred to a table. A lady came and asked us if we wanted English Posted by bejjan in Weekend in London | May 26, 2017
  • Off to LondonFinally, time for a weekend in London with my brother. All planning started with purchasing tickets to Heroes & Villains Fan Fest at Olympia, London, this weekend. But more about that later. My brother arrived at 1.40 pm at the Posted by bejjan in Weekend in London | May 25, 2017
  • SWISS SAUSAGE AND AN AUSTRIAN ANALYST [center][/center] ===Much of London lies in the valley of the River Thames, which is bound Posted by ADAMYAMEY in AROUND HAMPSTEAD | Jun 13, 2017
  • Smooth and Sophisticated World TravelerWe’re off! I’m so excited you would think I have never been anywhere before. I paid a little extra and sprung for “Premium Economy” seats with Virgin Atlantic. It’s most definitely a step up from regular coach, with Posted by Pelham Family in The Pelham Adventure | Jun 7, 2017
  • FROM CALCUTTA TO HAMPSTEAD===Recently, I took my friend Murari on a walking tour around Hampstead. I had a route in my mind, but my friend’s curiosity and enthusiasm led us to deviate from it frequently. I had not intended showing him the Vale Posted by ADAMYAMEY in AROUND HAMPSTEAD | May 29, 2017
  • HAYTOR TO HAVASU: a story set in stone[center][/center] The very first London Bridge was built by the Romans in wood sometime between 100 A.D. and 400 A.D. In 1014, two Norwegian kings b Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | May 24, 2017
  • Hampton Court PalaceDay 3 : 10th May 2008 (Saturday) Hampton Court Palace Hampton Court Palace Costumed Guides Hampton Court Palace Costumed Guides We were discussing over breakfast the quickest and most cost efficient way of getting to Hampton Court Palace.My initial p Posted by sharon1306 in Travel bites: Europe is best seen with f | May 19, 2017
  • Churches, Churchill and the QueenDay 2 : 9th May 2008 (Friday) Churches, Churchill and the Queen Bunga made breakfast this morning and although we meant to head out early, its not easy getting five people ready and out the door at a predetermined time. And Posted by sharon1306 in Travel bites: Europe is best seen with f | May 19, 2017
  • Hitting the ground running in fabulous London!Day 1 : 8th May 2008 (Thursday) Hitting the ground running in fabulous London! AKA Schlepping across the Thames, thrice AKA Mayhem on the Tube Today was our first big day, and we might have been a little overly ambitious looking Posted by sharon1306 in Travel bites: Europe is best seen with f | May 19, 2017
  • 7 SISTERS TO SILVER STREET: following a Roman road [center] [/center] ===Tottenham and Edmonton are places that are lesser-known to me, and, I suspect, to many others. You may well wonder Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | May 13, 2017
  • A GARDEN OF DELIGHTS [center] [/center] ===Here is a real surprise embedded in a busy urban area. Close to both Dalston Junction and Dalston Kingsland Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | May 11, 2017
  • THE EVERYMAN==Louis Patisserie is one of the older of my memories of Hampstead, but it is not nearly as old as the nearby Everyman Cinema, just off Heath Street in Holly Vale. Its building was constructed in 1883 as a military Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | May 9, 2017
  • Remembering the Holocaust in Haringey[center][/center] ==In the grounds of Bruce Castle, about which I will write in the future, there is a small fenced-off Garden Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | May 6, 2017
  • LITTLE ALBANIA ... IN TOTTENHAM[center][/center] ==I chanced upon this place whilst exploring Tottenham High Road. I was looking for somewhere to have a coffee when I noticed 'La Barca', an Posted by ADAMYAMEY in ALBANIA 1984 AND 2016 | May 1, 2017
  • HAMPSTEAD HAUNTS == Hampstead, high above the rest of London, does not have its own Sacre Coeur, but in all other respects it easily rivals Paris's high point, Montmartre, both in its beauty and its history. == [center][img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/8711 Posted by ADAMYAMEY in AROUND HAMPSTEAD | Apr 30, 2017
  • MONKS and NUNS, MARX and LENIN[center][i]Many years ago, in the 1980s, I was invited to join a friend for lunch at a trendy restaurant in Clerkenwell Green. A mutual friend joined us. We ordered our meal. When it arrived, there was far more empty space Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | Apr 23, 2017
  • OUT OF INDIA [center][/center] ==Ever since the 17th century, people from the Indian subcontinent have been arriving in London, and settling there. Some of the ear Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | Apr 19, 2017
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