Travel different – London6

Part of the relativity new London overground travels from North London to Surrey Quays in East London. Actually some of the overground is underground – in fact under water through the oldest tunnel under a navigable river, the Thames Tunnel. From Surrey Quays station it’s a short walk to Greenfields pier.  One of the frequent … Continue reading Travel different – London6

Travel different – London5

Near the famous tower bridge is Katherine dock, supposedly one of London’s best kept secrets. The Thames path, a 294 km walk that follows the Thames (obviously) from its source in the Cotswolds to Greenwich and almost the North Sea, tracks its way through the docks with even a stop to see the boats pass … Continue reading Travel different – London5

Travel different – London4

Once upon a time, brick lane was the home of, first, London’s Huguenot community then its Jewish community and now street signs in Bangladeshi make it obvious which community call this home. However wondering along brick lane and surrounds we spied a lot of street art. Brick lane is now also home to artists and … Continue reading Travel different – London4