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Old 12th December 2008, 22:28   #1
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London is one of my most favourite cities. I have been there a few times and every time I am amazed by how alive the city feels. love the multicultural feel of the city. people from every race every country fighting for space in tube stations while trying their best to still be 'polite'

here are some phoos I have taken during my visits to the city. some of them are the standard touristy "Patel" snaps while others are not so standard.

Visiting London, I feel, is a must add to your bucket list .
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250 plus station for Tube. X'mas time is worth a visit.
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Old 12th December 2008, 22:38   #3
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How come I don't see any of the images?

I am in Leeds these days, came here last Sunday. So, a trip to London over a weekend is round the corner. Any tips would be appreciated!

@jkdas - 250 plus station for Tube - Can you please elaborate?
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Old 12th December 2008, 22:41   #4
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Maddona with me, at Madam Tussards

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This one was for my parents. they just love her.

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the Beetles.

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Thats where i just lost interest in this place. I found it quite boring actually. My friend Sreeni, on the other hand was thrilled to bits

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This was from the bridge leading to waterloo station. The view you get here is just awesome. I tried so many time here to get that perfect shot, that perfect panorama but have still not succeeded. will have to wait for the next oppotunity.

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cars i could kill for 1

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guard at the buckingham palace

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Nice pics there, especially the car !
Had been to Perth once but couldn't make it to London. Now I realise how muchI missed.
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Nice pictures locomotive, await updates.

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Old 12th December 2008, 22:51   #7
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at the buckingham palace

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The vast gardens surrounding the Palace. A fantastic place to walk around

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This duck was so damn still that I almost though it was fake. This fella is very camera savy

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Mr Brown's street

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Car i could kill for 2

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Off topic: Where in Leeds, Fara3error?
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Excellent pics. Wow.

I think I'll have to plan my London trip sooner than I though before.
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Old 12th December 2008, 23:00   #10
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Westminister Abbey

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The big ben

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The quintessential english pub

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The nelsons monument at trafalger square

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The national gallery at trafalger square

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Old 12th December 2008, 23:08   #11
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Old 12th December 2008, 23:14   #12
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The tube is just superb. so many lines, such a vast network and runs like clockwork most of the time. Brilliant

Another thing i just love about the tube is the signage. It is impossible to get lost in the tube. The tube map itself is a masterpiece. Its geographically non sense but serves the purpost beautifully.

I think the best way to explore London is on foot and the occational tube journey. just buy a day pass after the morning peak hour (10:30 am i think, not sure) and use it the whole day. Just pray though that it does not rain!!

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Those are some fantastic pictures Loco! Keep them coming!
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London springs up my evergreen Nostalgia for British Culture.
I was there in 2003-04 and enjoyed every bit on British soil..
London shopping,harrods,Selfridges was awesome.Wimbledon and Silverstone GP were sporting highlights.
All those museums,trips to shires...i could go on and on.
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London is one of my most favourite cities.
Same here lol. I just LOVE it there. The city has so much to offer and is so multicultural that it is just fun no matter what you are up to.

Brilliant pictures Locomotive (except for the Hitler pic - yuck)- Especially the ones at night are excellent. Makes me want to go there again! So far I have been twice and really enjoyed.

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The tube is just superb. so many lines, such a vast network and runs like clockwork most of the time. Brilliant
The first realisation of an "underground" project like this came to life in London in 1863. Since then they have perfected their tube system to an incredible extent! No matter where I have been so far London's system is still the best. Huge, first confusing with so many lines but nevertheless easy, fast and efficient. And everytime I think of London tubes I remember the unavoidable "Mind the gap"

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I think the best way to explore London is on foot and the occational tube journey. just buy a day pass after the morning peak hour (10:30 am i think, not sure) and use it the whole day. Just pray though that it does not rain!!
I couldn't agree more. The second time I was in London I just walked and walked around and enjoyed so much that at one point I was wondering why my feet hurt so much all of a sudden. I was so taken away and had so much to discover that it was only then that I realised I was walking for almost 10 hours already.
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