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Daytrip at the London Zoo, a Photo Essay

Daytrip at the London Zoo, a Photo Essay

Posted on 24. Aug, 2011 by .

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After seeing how popular my last postcard was, I decided that a full post on my day at the London Zoo would be quite appropriate. And who doesn’t love a photo post? Without further ado, here is my photo essay on this little known piece of London heaven.  Have you been to London zoo, or [...]

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Monday’s Postcard: London Zoo

Posted on 15. Aug, 2011 by .

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This week’s installment brings us to the entertaining London Zoo. Located right in the heart of Regent’s Park in Camden and opened in 1828, it’s actually the world’s oldest scientific zoo. It features over 720 species spread over 36 acres, as well as many interesting exhibits, such as Animal Adventure, Butterfly Paradise, Rainforest Life, and the Gorilla Kingdom. [...]

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Discovering London with the Thames Clippers

Discovering London with the Thames Clippers

Posted on 08. Jul, 2011 by .

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Tired of walking in London but still thirsty for discovery? I might just have the perfect solution for you! When TakeTwo Books kindly offered me one of their books, I was ecstatic to find out I could use one of their offers to ride the famous Thames Clippers. I’ve always wanted to but somehow never managed to [...]

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Finding Banksy’s Art in London

Finding Banksy’s Art in London

Posted on 29. Jun, 2011 by .

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In today’s modern art, street artist Banksy is certainly one of the most famous and yet mysterious contributors. No one knows where he is going to leave his mark next, and what controversial message it’s going to be about. While much of his art has been either destroyed or painted over, there are still some [...]

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Monday’s Postcard: London, United Kingdom

Posted on 20. Jun, 2011 by .

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This week’s postcard brings us to my favourite place in the world, London. There’s just something about this city that makes it completely irresistible - cynics don’t stand a chance. Maybe it’s the vibrant culture mix, the mixed architecture, the effervescent nightlife. I don’t know exactly, but London, you got me. Tower Bridge is one [...]

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Watching the Royal Wedding Live in an English Pub

Posted on 29. Apr, 2011 by .

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5:15 The lovely Anne picks me up and gets us to where the party was at in Montreal this morning, the Burgundy Lion. I can feel the excitement grow as we get closer to the pub - maybe it’s the festive tiaras we were wearing. Or our bodies reaction to being up so early! 5:25 [...]

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