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London Trip 2012 - Part 2 - Greenwich a 
20th-Nov-2012 05:58 pm
James - Discovery Channel
Although I lived in London till I was 25 and have been back for an occasiional trip one place I had never got to was Greenwich.  seeing as how I am very English, one thing I am proud of is that the rest of the world sets its Latitude (and therefore it's time) from there - so I had to put that on my list of places to see this visit.

I travelled there on the "new" rail line - well, it has been built since I stopped commuting around London in 1983..  On the way I saw the "Millenium Dome", but my main visit was to see the more ancient history.

The first thing I saw was The Cutty Sark and the way to the footpath under the Thames -
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I could have used the excuse that there was too much to see here - but in all honesty I didn't want to go down in the lift and walk under the river!
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I then made my way to the old Naval College. It is now a University, so much of the buildings are in use, however I was able to see the actual buildings, and inside 2 of them.


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Of the 2 buildings you are able to visit The Painted Hall is certainly stunning ... as you can see

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... even with the poor lighting it is truly amazing.

The other place you can visit, via thePhotobucketis the Chapel. Although on the day I went they were filming some TV thingy and it was hard to get past the security guys ... much to the disgust of the Heritage people!


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More Greenwich in a moment!

Comments 
20th-Nov-2012 07:54 pm (UTC)
WOW The Painted Hall is amazing *.*
21st-Nov-2012 07:19 pm (UTC)
It is a stunning room
20th-Nov-2012 08:05 pm (UTC)
I love Greenwich!
21st-Nov-2012 07:20 pm (UTC)
I really enjoyed my visit.
20th-Nov-2012 10:56 pm (UTC)
Wow! Amazing color and space. I love the ceilings in older buildings. So much beauty.
21st-Nov-2012 07:21 pm (UTC)
Ceilings are also one of my favourite sights in older buildings.

Stunning.
21st-Nov-2012 12:31 pm (UTC)
You always, always, always take such terrific photos. These are stunning Debs, thanks for sharing. :D
21st-Nov-2012 07:22 pm (UTC)
Glad you liked them - I love taking pictures. LJ means that I have a great excuse to take and share them with friends.
21st-Nov-2012 03:23 pm (UTC)
That ship is beautiful. So are the buildings - what a fascinating place!
21st-Nov-2012 07:23 pm (UTC)
It is great to see history being looked after - and still available for all of us.
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