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March 13, 2005

An eye on London

Given a very little encouragement I could keep talking about Cornwall until I am physically there again. Of course I would end up a blubbering mess and any readers that I had left would be bored senseless. I suppose that I should move on to our final destination before we came back to Oz.

There are a couple of companies in London who run double decker bus tours of the City and Westminster areas. After buying a ticket you can get on and off the bus at any of their stops for a 24 hour period. They go past all of the regulation tourist must see spots so you can see everything that the folks back home are going to ask you about.

The Poet and I took this trip the first time that we were in London together, four years ago. This year we bought tickets because it really is an easy way to get to most of the places that we wanted to go. So long as it isn't raining, the open top isn't too bad at this time of the year, but you do need a warm jacket, gloves and probably a beanie.

After four years of whimping out, The Poet finally gave in and said that he was prepared to take a ride on the London Eye. I think that he was wise to the fact that it is closed for maintenance in January. At least I got a decent photograph from the top deck of the bus.

Posted by robynls at March 13, 2005 5:41 PM

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Great pic Robyn =) I spend a lot of time writing about London, and would love to be able to go there, even if the London I write about has nothing in common with the real one. Hope you've got a couple more to share!

Posted by: Pseudo at March 14, 2005 3:42 PM

Love this photo! Beautiful composition and color--and subject matter. The lacy branches framing the eye are gorgeous. LF www.laurelines.typepad.com

Posted by: Laura at March 17, 2005 11:21 AM

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