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London is a beautiful place with loveliest villages, towns, and rural retreats. Staying in these beautiful places is the best option if you want to find an accommodation during London Olympics 2012. Most of these places can be accessed in an hour by train. So you can stay elegantly in these places without affecting the price hike. Some of such beautiful places are described in detail below. Cambridgeshire This is the best place to relieve the tensions and stresses of London Olympics. You can enjoy the serene beauty of the river here and explore the grand university college. Picnicking in … Continue reading

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The Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race or the rowing race in England between the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club takes place every spring on the River Thames in London. It takes place generally on the last Saturday of March or the first Saturday of April. The members and boats of both the teams are in blue with Cambridge in light blue and Oxford dark blue. The last race was held on Saturday, 26 March 2011 at 5.00pm with Oxford emerging as the winner and this year the event has been scheduled for Saturday 7 April … Continue reading

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One good way to tour around London is through a bus, be it the iconic red buses of London or the traditional Routemaster buses, with an open rear platform and on-board conductor to collect fares. Buses are generally quicker than taking the Tube for short (less than a couple of stops on the Tube) trips, and out of central London you’re likely to be closer to a bus stop than a tube station. Bendy buses are extra-long buses which are common on some busy routes. These busy routes which are served by bendy buses always carry a yellow route sign. … Continue reading

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Lying on the eastern fringes of the West End, the district of Covent Garden is a popular shopping and tourist site in London. The district holds its place with a number of shops, street performers and many elegant buildings, theatres and entertainment facilities, including the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and the London Transport Museum. Earlier the space was famous for its open-air fruit and vegetable market. However, slowly both the market and the surrounding area faded into oblivion as taverns, theatres, coffee-houses and brothels opened up; the gentry moved away, and rakes, wits and playwrights moved in. The place is … Continue reading

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Located along the banks of River Thames, in London, the London Eye is a plain old giant Ferris wheel. What then you may ask is so special about it, that it attracts tourists from all over the world? – The answer is simple, its sheer size and remarkable construction not to mention its 32 sealed and air-conditioned ovoidal passenger capsules, through which you can witness some of the best views of the entire city. The London eye, also known as the MilleniumWheel and before that the British Airways London Eye, is the tallest Ferris wheel in the whole of Europe. It is … Continue reading