Tag Archives: London

Big, Beautiful Ben

Elizabeth Tower, London, United Kingdom. Although this tower, clock, and the bell within are often referred to collectively as Big Ben (hence this post’s title), it is the bell to which the nickname “Big Ben” originally was given. The tower, … Continue reading

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Golden Jubilee Bridge at Night

Golden Jubilee Footbridge at Night, London, United Kingdom. Hungerford Bridge is a steel truss railway bridge that stretches across the Thames in London from Charing Cross railway station on the north side of the river to the South Bank. Hungerford … Continue reading

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Red Eye Capsule, London

The EDF Energy London Eye at Night. As I sit in the comfort of my own home and review the 900-odd digital images I took over the past three days, I’m relatively happy with the aspects of London that I’ve … Continue reading

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The Churchill Arms Pub

The Churchill Arms Pub and Thai Kitchens, London, United Kingdom. Rick Steves recommends the Churchill Arms pub and Thai Kitchens (same location at 119 Kensington Church Street) as a good place to eat in London (Rick Steves’ Great Britain, 2011). … Continue reading

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A Stroll Through Kensington Gardens

After enjoying a fragrant and satisfying Lebanese dinner on Kensington High Street in London, my husband and I opted to forego the Tube and walk through Kensington Gardens to our serviced apartment in Notting Hill. One would think that the name … Continue reading

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London Sunset over Cannon Street Station

On our last full day in London, my husband and I travelled to the London Bridge to see the Olympic rings hanging from the nearby Tower Bridge. We arrived just in time to witness sunset and so were torn by two competing … Continue reading

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