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Travel Photos...London, Page Two
Eros shoots straight in Picadilly Circus.
Camden Town is not far along the towpath of the Regent's Canal.
Buckingham Palace. I think the standard flying in the breeze indicates that the Queen is in residence. Please tell me if I am wrong!
The Guard marches back to barracks from the Palace.
This squirrel lives in St James Park. When I lived in London for six years, in the 1960s, this was my favourite park. I used to walk across it almost daily to the National Gallery and the British Museum (where I was fortunate enough to have a ticket to the Museum's Prints and Drawings Room).

Years later, back in Australia, I enjoyed watching St James crop up in movies like "The Day of the Jackal".

Embankment Gardens, in Chelsea. The famous Chelsea Flower Show is held annually just down the road.
Camden Town is as buzzing as ever! I am glad to report that eating out in places like this (and in London generally) is now so much better than it was back in the 60s.
For a highly secret spy organisation, it is amusing that everyone seems to know that THIS is the headquarters of MI6, otherwise known as the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS). MI5 is on the opposite bank of the Thames.
Westminster Abbey. I had just arrived in London a few days after THAT wedding, and I could not face the long qeues of tourists waiting to go into the Cathedral. You will have to be content with some external views of this lovely building.
The well preserved Tympanum at Westminster Abbey. Thank heavens the iconoclasts of the Reformation were not allowed to deface these gracious sculptures. Those iconoclasts were the Taliban of their day!
Rodin's intense figures of the Burghers of Calais are beautifully situated in a park just to the West of the Houses of Parliament.
A playful view of Tower Bridge.
Every now and then, one is obliged to leave the river bank while walking along the Thames Path. And that is when you stumble across little gems like this!
St Katherine's Dock. This is one of the terminals for a grand system of canals which cut across so much of England. Giant gates hold back the water from spilling into the Thames when it is in low tide.

These were once working docks which have been converted to apartments, offices and moorings for pleasure boats. Modern container ships now need huge open spaces for their cargoes, and these old docks have found a new life.