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Published December 31st 2012
Take you camera and let the walking adventure begin
In the routine and rush of daily life, there is not much time to really see and experience the city we live in. In addition, we think we already know what's where. We're walking along the beaten tracks instead of turning sometime into this-narrow-street-which-may-hide-something-very-interesting.
This is why I love friends' visits so much. They give me a reason to really move around. They come to London as tourists and make us feel like that as well. Usually it brings a lot of new experiences, a fresh look at the city and some good pictures.
Here you can find some of the interesting places, more and less popular, which I came across on my last walking tour around London. I recommend that you too take your camera and find unique places.
Fan of Tin Tin or Moomins? You will find the shops you love around Covent Garden Market. For fans of anything else - there are things for you around London, for sure. Like, for example, fans of French bulldogs:
For those who love memorabilia and are nostalgic there's a board in front of one of the restaurants at the Covent Garden market. The Scrabble letters say: "We are really happy, because you are utterly superfantastic". Isn't that flattering.
The lure of Portobello Road in Notting Hill. You can leave the tiredness caused by shopping behind at one of the little cafes at one of the most famous London markets. You can sit and admire the historical odds and ends of London, like this "ancient" advertisement engraved on the building: