Today, I visited Greenwich on another London Walks tour. Getting to the tour was half the fun: I walked from my hotel just north of Soho to London Tower. Along the way, there were a number of really cool things to see:
The tour began with a boat ride to Greenwich, passing underneath the very lovely Tower Bridge and continued down the Thames. The crew gave us a great narration about the history of the docklands areas and how completely unaffordable it is now:
Once we arrived in Greenwich, we walked around the grounds of the Royal Naval Academy:
At the conclusion of the tour, I went up the hill to the Greenwich observatory to get a better view of the city and learn more about the invention of a clock that works at sea. And to stand with a foot on either side of the Prime Meridian. Because I’m a dork like that.