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PeteXXX

Cake or ice cream? The choice is endless ...
Location
Hamtun
Yesterday's walk and tube jolly to London with granddaughter was tiring but enjoyable.
We got a Just Park for the car for £7 right beside Highgate Tube station then, after a breakfast at a café on the A1, we walked through Waterlow Park to Highgate Cemetery where we had a tour booked.


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Wonderful place to visit, either with a tour or just for a wander around. Famous graves include Marx, Douglas Adams, George Michael, Alexander Letvinenko plus many more both known & forgotten! It's not a morbid place, though, even in the catacombs...!
Once finished there, we walked to Archway for a tube to Tottenham Court Road to walk to Speakers Corner where, surprisingly, no-one was actually speaking!

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Next visit was to 'Frameless', a visual & audio thing by Marble Arch.
Very good it was, too, and at least we go the chance to sit down for a while 😊

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Walk and tube to the Bank of England was our next visit where security was quite tight, as expected, for a wander around the free museum. Above pic is me lifting up a 13 kilo gold ingot.. Too big to wiggle out of the hole, sadly 😂

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Next was a walk & tube to Waterloo to Leake Street Arches, under Waterloo Station, that Granddaughter discovered, where Street Artists rattle their spray cans and get to work (officially, I think!)

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Total Strava'd was just under 30 miles but that includes trains. I guesstimate about 7 ish miles walked judging by my legs...
No chance for a Boris Bike, unfortunately.. Next time hopefully.
Tube back to the car in Highgate after a great day out.

😊
 

SpokeyDokey

67, & my GP says I will officially be old at 70!
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Yesterday's walk and tube jolly to London with granddaughter was tiring but enjoyable.
We got a Just Park for the car for £7 right beside Highgate Tube station then, after a breakfast at a café on the A1, we walked through Waterlow Park to Highgate Cemetery where we had a tour booked.


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Wonderful place to visit, either with a tour or just for a wander around. Famous graves include Marx, Douglas Adams, George Michael, Alexander Letvinenko plus many more both known & forgotten! It's not a morbid place, though, even in the catacombs...!
Once finished there, we walked to Archway for a tube to Tottenham Court Road to walk to Speakers Corner where, surprisingly, no-one was actually speaking!

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Next visit was to 'Frameless', a visual & audio thing by Marble Arch.
Very good it was, too, and at least we go the chance to sit down for a while 😊

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Walk and tube to the Bank of England was our next visit where security was quite tight, as expected, for a wander around the free museum. Above pic is me lifting up a 13 kilo gold ingot.. Too big to wiggle out of the hole, sadly 😂

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Next was a walk & tube to Waterloo to Leake Street Arches, under Waterloo Station, that Granddaughter discovered, where Street Artists rattle their spray cans and get to work (officially, I think!)

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Total Strava'd was just under 30 miles but that includes trains. I guesstimate about 7 ish miles walked judging by my legs...
No chance for a Boris Bike, unfortunately.. Next time hopefully.
Tube back to the car in Highgate after a great day out.

😊

Excellent & evocative pic's. Enjoyed reading that.
 

PeteXXX

Cake or ice cream? The choice is endless ...
Location
Hamtun
 

sevenfourate

Devotee of OCD
An hour out early with my gorgeous, 8 month old Cairn Terrier. As I do every Morning…..

Disturbed the local Heron having his breakfast (Pond picture). Other than that just lovely to be out early enjoying the World and spending time with my girl 😎
 

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PeteXXX

Cake or ice cream? The choice is endless ...
Location
Hamtun
Today's walk was me avoiding shopping 😂
I volunteered to take granddaughter's Cockerpoo puppy & Bonnie for a walk around the nature reserve behind Rushden Lakes retail park..

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I reckon we had much more fun getting muddy feet (and paws) then MrsPete and granddaughter!

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Back to the Boardwalk..

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Just time for a coffee before meeting up with bag laden ladies!

3½ miles with a bit of sun, a bit of drizzle & a bit of heavier rain but definitely much better than shopping!
 
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