Think we got the rough end of the stick with London Bridge but London is full of beautiful buildings
Originally posted on Pete's Favourite Things:
The posts over the coming week are the result of a journey along the River Thames from the city to Greenwich that Sue and I took a couple of weeks ago. We started from London Bridge. This one which replaced the old Bridge in 1973 but is still referred to by many as the new bridge. The bridge it replaced (built 1824-5) was sold and now resides in Arizona USA where I understand it spans a canal.
The 19th century London bridge in Lake Havasu, Arizona
Phot by cobalt123 (https://www.flickr.com/photos/cobalt/)
One of the more notable buildings at London Bridge is the Shard, opened 2 years ago. It is possible to travel to almost the top and get fantastic views of London from an observation deck.
photo by Nate Edwards (https://www.flickr.com/photos/nate2009/)
The viewing gallery
Hays wharf which stands on southern the river side is a…
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