London Off The Beaten Path

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    Royal Signals Presentation Girls

    by gussymons Written Jun 27, 2003
    Your country needs YOU!

    These girls are well versed in military lore and the need for communications on the modern battlefield.

    They are promoting the Army in nightclubs around London and were last seen in 2001!

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    Epping Forest

    by maryamy Written Jun 22, 2003

    Although not technically in London, but in Essex, this forest is just on the north eastern edge of the big smoke and is a great place to chill out and enjoy the natural scene.

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    Camden Lock Market

    by barryg23 Updated Jun 19, 2003

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    Camden Market

    The Camden market is like an alternative version of the Portobello Market. I much prefer this place, as it has a lot of vibe and you can always pick up a few bargains.

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    Portobello Road Market

    by barryg23 Updated Jun 19, 2003

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    Crowds on Portobello Road

    Walk down the Portobello road on a Saturday and experience one of London's most famous markets. I wasn't at all impressed by what was on sale but it's one of those things you gotta do once!

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    Grand Turk

    by filipdebont Written May 8, 2003

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    Grand Turk

    In St Katherine's dock you can see the Grand Turk; this is a replica 18th century Man of War and was built in Turkey in 1997.

    It is possible to visit this boat.

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    Dickins Inn

    by filipdebont Written May 8, 2003

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    Dickins Inn

    At Katherine's Dock, you find a former beer brewery; nowadays it is a pub / restaurant, named the Dickins Inn. It is a magnificent wooden building. On the second floor there is a pizzeria.

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    St Katherine's Dock 2

    by filipdebont Written May 8, 2003

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    St Katherine's Dock

    St Katherine's Dock was built in 1824 - 1828 by Thomas Telford, and it was the closest dock near the inner city.

    But now all the old warehouses are renovated into luxury apartments.

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    Little Ben

    by phil_uk_net Written Mar 30, 2003

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    Little Ben

    OK, everyone knows about Big Ben, but what about Little Ben?
    This smaller version can be found just outside Victoria Station. Victoria Palace theatre is in the background.

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    Methodist (Central) Hall

    by mrclay2000 Written Mar 22, 2003

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    Central Hall

    This domed structure, located just down the street from the cloisters of Westminster Abbey, was built in 1912, and in 1946 became the first home of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

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    Holland Park / 10 -- Lovely Building

    by Frankinho Written Mar 20, 2003
    Nice Building at Holland Park

    Will find out soon what's the name of this building -- it does have some nice architectural features, in my point of view.

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    Holland Park / 6 -- It's Springtime!

    by Frankinho Written Mar 20, 2003
    Springtime at Holland Park

    Holland Park has some really lovely places, like this terrace-like garden. I'll try to find out the name of that place soon ... It's located in the north-western part of the park.

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    Holland Park / 2 -- Lord Holland

    by Frankinho Updated Mar 19, 2003
    Statue of Lord Holland

    A statue of Lord Holland in the upper section of the park. Judging by the name of the man, I must assume -- after most careful reflections -- that they named the park after him …

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    A world away from the shops

    by LondonChris Written Feb 26, 2003

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    Grovesnor Square

    Just behind Oxford Street there are a number of square's and parks where you can catch your breath, rest your legs, and build up some energy for another assault on the shops.

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    Eat a curry at Brick Lane

    by kat_on_moray Written Feb 22, 2003

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    Brick Lane is full of delicious curry houses and a few second hand clothing stores. The restaurants are relatively cheap (3 pounds for a curry) and very delicious. Don't miss it!

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    Chelsea Embankment statues

    by Ash59 Written Feb 25, 2003

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    This is a statue of Sir Thomas Moore. There are several statues of people of note, dotted along the Embankment.

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There are many well-beaten paths in London as befits one of the major travel destinations in the world, but that is not the whole story.  Visitors may well visit Buckingham Palace,  the...

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