Day 1: St Paul’s Cathedral to Woolwich – Empire & Culture

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St Paul's Cathedral, interior of the dome showing James Thornhill's painting depicting eight scenes from the life of St Paul whilst continuing an illusion of the real architectural features.

St Paul’s Cathedral, interior of the dome showing James Thornhill’s painting depicting eight scenes from the life of St Paul whilst continuing an illusion of the real architectural features.

Angel Wing vents for a substation cooling system at Paternoster Square by Thomas Heatherwick

Angel Wing vents for a substation cooling system at Paternoster Square by Thomas Heatherwick.

Millennium Bridge crosses the Thames in front of Tate Modern. Designed by Arup, Foster and Partners, and Anthony Caro.

Millennium Bridge crosses the Thames in front of Tate Modern. Designed by Arup, Foster and Partners, and Anthony Caro.

Shad Thames walkways which criss-cross overhead originally used to move goods between warehouses

Shad Thames walkways which criss-cross overhead originally used to move goods between warehouses.

Facade of City Hall, the headquarters of the Greater London Authority designed by Norman Foster

Facade of City Hall, the headquarters of the Greater London Authority designed by Norman Foster.

The Cheesegrater, St Paul's, Shadwell and the Gherkin from Rotherhithe

The Cheesegrater, St Paul’s, Shadwell and the Gherkin from Rotherhithe.

One Canada Square, Canary Wharf

One Canada Square, Canary Wharf.

Cutty Sark, one of the last tea clippers and one of the fastest, floating on a structure by Grimshaw Architects

Cutty Sark, one of the last tea clippers and one of the fastest, floating on a structure by Grimshaw Architects.

Resting at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich

Resting at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich.

Interior of dome of the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich

Interior of dome of the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich.

Great Hall, Queen's House, Greenwich by Inigo Jones, the first classical building in Britain

Great Hall, Queen’s House, Greenwich by Inigo Jones, the first classical building in Britain.

The Tulip Stairs, Queen's House, Greenwich

The Tulip Stairs, Queen’s House, Greenwich.

Wedding party poses in front of Canary Wharf from Greenwich Park

Wedding party poses in front of Canary Wharf from Greenwich Park.

Thames and the City of London from Greenwich Park

Thames and the City of London from Greenwich Park.

Prime Meridian of the World - Longitude 0º. The line divides the eastern and western hemispheres of the Earth. Royal Observatory, Greenwich

Prime Meridian of the World – Longitude 0º. The line divides the eastern and western hemispheres of the Earth. Royal Observatory, Greenwich.

Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich by Christopher Wren

Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich by Christopher Wren.

Enderby Wharf development by Barratt Homes, Greenwich

Enderby Wharf development by Barratt Homes, Greenwich.

Shopping trolley in the Thames, Greenwich

Shopping trolley in the Thames, Greenwich.

Thames path runs past The River Gardens development

Thames path runs past The River Gardens development.

Thames Slipway. Greenwich

Thames Slipway. Greenwich.

Hanson Aggregates, Greenwich peninsula

Hanson Aggregates, Greenwich peninsula.

O2, London formerly the Millennium Dome by Richard Rogers Architects

O2, London formerly the Millennium Dome by Richard Rogers Architects.

Slice of Reality, Richard Wilson

Slice of Reality, Richard Wilson.

London Concrete Conveyors. Greenwich

London Concrete Conveyors. Greenwich.

London City Airport traffic with Royal Wharf Development

London City Airport traffic with Royal Wharf Development.

Thames Barrier piers, Greenwich

Thames Barrier piers, Greenwich.

Thames Barrier and central London from Woolwich

Thames Barrier and central London from Woolwich.

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9 thoughts on “Day 1: St Paul’s Cathedral to Woolwich – Empire & Culture”

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  2. Gary says:

    Great blog. I love the photo of the Millennium Bridge,such an unusual angle

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  3. You have a great way of composing a photo, helping me to see things afresh. Really looking forward to this tour!

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    • Glad it’s got you hooked. It’s funny coming back to this day almost a year after starting when I’m about to enter Cornwall. Nice shot of the Angel wings on your site

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      • Thanks for the comment re Angels Wings. Appreciate you taking the time to visit. Where am I now, ah yes Day 4.

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