Join Globe Trekker travelers Jonathan Atherton and Megan McCormick as they explore this multi-cultural, multi-faceted and wonderfully historical city.
It takes two to capture the huge and
exhilarating city of
off at the biggest Ferris wheel in the world, The London Eye, while just five minutes
walk away, Jonathan has the first of two encounters
with the Queen at the royal pageantry of the Trooping of the Colour. But they soon head off in
different directions. Jonathan explores the colourful east end markets and the
drama of the British Museum.
Megan finds new architecture amongst the medieval streets of The City. Jonathan discovers a
stunning marble Hindu temple in the suburbia of Neasdon and Megan even tries out her Shakespeare at the
Globe Theatre. There's
even some good food at the ancient
Borough Market, though Megan's English fried breakfast and
Jonathan's jellied eels leave a lot to be desired but they both enjoy the
The City combines the ancient and modern, like the building fondly known as 'the aubergine'
From the markets of Camden to Speakers Corner in Hyde Park; from the glory of Hampton Court, Kew Gardens and the Royal Naval College at Greenwich to the peace of Highgate Cemetery and the backwaters of the canals or even a personal tour of the Houses of Parliament, the London City Guide 2 offers endless surprises that express the diversity of one of the world's most exciting cities.
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