Tag Archives: Greenwich

MM 2-20: A Sailing Ship’s Rigging in Monochrome

In the Fall of 2013 we traveled to London and spent a day visiting the UNESCO Heritage Site called Maritime Greenwich which includes the Royal Observatory, the Royal Navy College, the National Maritime Museum and the Cutty Sark, one of … Continue reading

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London 2013: The Old Royal Naval College

The Old Royal Naval College, part of the UNESCO World Heritage site called Maritime Greenwich, is commonly recognized as one of the world’s finest examples of English Baroque architecture. After our visit to the Trafalgar Tavern on our all-day trip … Continue reading

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London 2013: Views from the Trafalgar Tavern

After lunch at the Plume of Feathers we walked back down Park Vista to Park Row and then on past the Naval College entrance to the river and there we found another pub known as the Trafalgar Tavern. The Trafalgar … Continue reading

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London 2013: The Royal Observatory

After visiting the National Maritime Museum we trudged up the hill to The Royal Observatory,  one of four institutions that make up the Royal Museums Greenwich (the other three are Cutty Sark, the National Maritime Museum and the Queen’s House). … Continue reading

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London 2013: The Views from Greenwich Park

Greenwich Park is London’s oldest enclosed park (established in 1443) and most 0f the places that collectively are called Maritime Greenwich are within its boundaries. After visiting the National Maritime Museum we walked past Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle and … Continue reading

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London 2013: The National Maritime Museum

From the Cutty Sark we walked up King William Walk past one of the entrances to the Old  Royal Naval College and turned left on Romney Road and soon reached our next stop: the National Maritime Museum, considered by many … Continue reading

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London 2013: Cutty Sark

Our Irish cousins flew over from Belfast on Monday, September 30th,  and we spent the day hanging out at our hotels and at various eating establishments between our two hotels at the Westfield Centre. Then on Tuesday we decided to … Continue reading

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