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  • OTTOMAN HERITAGE & A RIVER THAT'S NOT A RIVER[center][/center] ===More than fifty percent of London’s inhabitants were born abroad. Generalizing, certain ethnic groups have Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | Aug 15, 2017
  • A MOSQUE AND A RESTAURANT, BOTH TURKISH[b]I have visited Kingsland Road so many times, but never ventured east of it along Shacklewell Lane until today. This time, the bus from Newington Green, a route we had not used previously, deposited us outside the UK Turkish Islamic Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | Aug 5, 2017
  • Day Three - Part two29/06/17 The day has come for us to find our way into London. This also means we must learn the ways of "The Tube". We are heading into Trafalgar Square. I have pre-purchased a thing called "The London Posted by SteveosMousie in London and Latvia | Aug 5, 2017
  • Day Four Part TwoSquirrels! I make reference to them a lot. They are cute. And we don't have them in New Zealand. But also, I love the movie "Up" and I love the talking dog that gets distracted every Posted by SteveosMousie in London and Latvia | Aug 3, 2017
  • London CallingI love England!! Everyone is so nice, and after spending 7 months in Asia, there’s definitely something to be said for being able to understand what people are saying again. After a very long and uncomfortable flight from Thailand and Posted by travelinglisa in Travelinglisa's Great Adventure | Aug 3, 2017
  • Day Four - Part oneSteve and I differ about who is the brains behind Led Zeppelin. In fact, we have been known to actually argue about it. Steve leans towards the light, where as I (of course) tend to go to the Posted by SteveosMousie in London and Latvia | Aug 1, 2017
  • Day Two28/06/17 The day my feet touched the London soil. Flying over London I was ratty. I was tired. I could not fricken believe that after 26 hours without sleep and at this epic, pivotal moment in Posted by SteveosMousie in London and Latvia | Jul 31, 2017
  • London - Day 11We arrived the night before, so were able to get some much needed rest without a tight schedule for today. We started our bus tour of downtown London with a very good guide, Paula, who had a lot of history Posted by JGzindaUK in UK Trip - 2017 | Jul 30, 2017
  • WANDERING AROUND WEMBLEY: NOT SIMPLY SOCCER===During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the construction of London’s local railways, notably the Metropolitan Line, improved access between the centre of the city and places that were open countryside before the rails were laid. The builders of Posted by ADAMYAMEY in LONDON | Jul 25, 2017
  • 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
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