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Weekend in London

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by José De Bardi, Oct 20, 2014.

  1. José De Bardi

    José De Bardi Assistant in Virtue

    Aug 31, 2013
    Dorset, UK
    José
    Hey All,

    Just got back from a wicked weekend in London with friends.

    Took 400 or so pics, kept 40, I'll just share the 'best of' with you!

    So commemorating 100 years since the start of WWI, the moat of the Tower of London has been filled with millions of ceramic poppies, each one representing a donation from someone.
    It's a truly fabulous spectacle and a fitting memorial to all the lives lost.

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    We took a boat ride from The London Eye to Greenwich on the Sunday and the weather was spot on. I was quite happy hanging out off the back of the boat snapping away!
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    We visited Greenwich Market which was a nice opportunity for me to practice a bit of street :)
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    And then on to Covent Garden to see the floating building art piece...
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    If you are interested the rest are here.
     

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  2. Hawkman

    Hawkman TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Sep 10, 2013
    Virginia, USA
    Steve
    Great shots all. Love the single color shot in #2 as it puts the focus on the red poppies you explained. And the street shots are well done and give me inspiration to try more similar efforts of my own. Thanks!
     
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  3. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    Well shot, looks like you had fun.
     
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  4. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Cyprus
    Nick
    Looks like a fan trip!
     
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  5. davegore2005

    davegore2005 TalkEmount Regular

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    Jan 31, 2013
    Jose, can i be cheeky and ask if you have any more images of the ceramic poppies at the Tower Of London??

    Dave
     
  6. José De Bardi

    José De Bardi Assistant in Virtue

    Aug 31, 2013
    Dorset, UK
    José
    Like these? ;)

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  7. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    Quite a moving tribute
     

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  8. José De Bardi

    José De Bardi Assistant in Virtue

    Aug 31, 2013
    Dorset, UK
    José
    It really is, anyone who is in the UK I would urge to make the effort to see it.
     
  9. davegore2005

    davegore2005 TalkEmount Regular

    118
    Jan 31, 2013
    Jose, thank you so much, I wear my poppy on my clothes with pride and i actually said an audible wow when i saw the images, thanks

    Dave
     
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