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Day 154: Isn’t it a bit early for beer?

September 15th, 2011 2 comments

Was what a lady asked me in the beach park in Ryde when I asked her and her partner if one of them would take a picture of me. I was sitting on a park bench drinking a local brew, Goddards Duck’s Folly. Now that I think about it, I suppose it didn’t look too good.

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Day 150: Thames festival

September 11th, 2011 1 comment

You can tell that I’m almost completely switched out of backpacker travel mode. I’m already planning ahead into next week when I’ll be back in Los Angeles. I’m almost forgetting that I’m in one of the most amazing cities in the world! Thankfully, I have friends here who remind me to slow down, sit on the curb, and have a beer once in a while.

Here is a day out (in pictures) at The Mayor’s Thames Festival in London. It’s to celebrate the end of summer.

Street performers:

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And the fireworks that started late!

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Southampton

September 8th, 2011 Comments off

Jackie, on Southampton, UK:

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Liverpool

September 8th, 2011 1 comment

I met three lovely ladies from Liverpool while in Spain. It took me a few days to fully follow the conversations but after 3 days, I was even speaking some Scouser myself. Here is what Clare, Beth, and Jacqueline say about Liverpool, England:

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Oh, and

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London

September 8th, 2011 Comments off

I met Sayoko on a train in Spain. She is Japanese but lives in London. Here is Sayoko’s take on London:

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Here is Glynis, speaking about London:

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Newport

June 9th, 2011 Comments off

Avram was a fascinating person whom I met in Samara, in the hostel. He is originally from Israel but has been living in Newport, UK. Here is what he says about Newport:

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Birmingham

June 1st, 2011 Comments off

John from Birmingham, UK:

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