Travel Pics Theme: L for London

The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week has been L for London  – and we’ll wrap up with a picture that evokes images of OIiver, and Notting Hill, and other London-based movies. This is a street in Bayswater – these days a smart, cosmopolitan suburb of parks and Victorian era stucco terraces – but…

Travel Pics Theme: L for London

The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week is L for London  – and for Saturday, it’s the Houses of Parliament,and Big Ben. Well, strictly speaking, it’s neither the Parliament, nor Big Ben. Big Ben, for example, is not the tower. Or even the clock. It’s the Great Bell, which is in the clock, which is in the…

Travel Pics Theme: L for London

The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week is L for London.   Now, I don’t know what you picture in your mind when someone says “the Tower of London” – but I suspect it’s not this. But this is, in fact, the infamous tower. Why is it infamous? Because of its role as a…

Travel Pics Theme: L for London

The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week is L for London  – and for Thursday, it’s another view of the London Eye. This was taken from Westminster Bridge, towards the Queens Walk, or Eastern end. It was taken in the gloom, and we thought this was an interesting juxtaposition between the old and the new…

Travel Pics Theme: L for London

The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week is L for London  – and the Wednesday image probably isn’t all that unusual for people from the US, or the UK – but for those of us from the antipodes, all I can say is … Squirrel! This cute little feller (or feller-ette) was in Hyde…

Travel Pics Theme: L for London

The theme for our ‪‎travel pics this week is L for London  – for Tuesday, it’s Buckingham Palace. It used to be that you could get up-close and personal with these guards – but these days, the gates are firmly closed, and this image was shot between the bars of the fence. Originally built as…