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Riverside London

2012.05.11
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Heading up the escalators from Canary Wharf tube station.
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One of the many vertiginous buildings near to Canary Wharf.
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I spotted this chap on the DLR platform and liked the way he was caught by the puddle of light.
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A view of the River Thames from near Limehouse.
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The goats at the Mudchute city farm were very friendly!
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Even in an area of lush greenery like Mudchute Park Canary Wharf is still visible.
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The Old Royal Naval College at Greenwich. If I was ten years younger I would have gone to college here as Trinity College of Music moved into this building in 2001.
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This sign did make me chuckle as I walked down the stairs to the Greenwich foot tunnel!
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The Greenwich Foot Tunnel was opened in 1902 to replace an unreliable ferry service which transported workers from south of the river to the Isle of Dogs.
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Aircraft carrier HMS Ocean, moored just off Greenwich for exercises in readiness to protect London during the Olympics. I can't imagine how close it must have been trying to get this enormous ship through the Thames Barrier!
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And finally, back to Canary Wharf via the river bus.
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8 Comments
Sharon Great set of photos - I really like #2
Sharon · 2012-05-12: 17:36
MoMac What a wonderful set.
MoMac · 2012-05-12: 17:52
Wasichseh Amazing set. Can not say, which I like moste, but my favs are the BWs.
Wasichseh · 2012-05-12: 19:16
josy63 I liked this walk which you proposed us, Helen. The good weather added a luminosity pleasant to this wandering.
I particularly appreciated your second photo and its vertiginous perspective !
josy63 · 2012-05-13: 01:41
AllieOska Wonderful post!
AllieOska · 2012-05-13: 17:32
slowpete great set. I esp like the first two
slowpete · 2012-05-14: 04:57
NellyBly Love, love these...great #2 and 4..and so precious of the goats..
NellyBly · 2012-05-16: 12:29
Melusine Great post!
Somehow I felt those goats where misplaced among all the urban city style :)
Sounds like a fantastic day.
Melusine · 2012-05-18: 15:35
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