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Living It Up in Lively London

Living It Up in Lively London

As this hyperlapse video shows, London is a vibrant city.

(Welcome to London – A Short Hyperlapse Film (UHD – 4K) from Mattia Bicchi Photography on Vimeo.)

Of course, in “real time,” the pace in the United Kingdom’s capital city is just a wee bit more sedate.

If your timing is right, you can be “Queen For A Day” and go on a “Royal Day Out.”

# 5 – Throne Room, Buckingham Palace (Derry Moore Photo)

And you can “shop until you drop” there.

And, as we explained last year in a series of stories about travel to Europe, London is a great place to begin a trip to that part of the world.

(London was the starting and ending points for two month-long trips across Europe by Tales Told From The Road editor, Dick Jordan.)

 

Say It Ain’t So, Seattle!

Say It Ain’t So, Seattle!

I spent the first twenty-one years of my life in Seattle, so it’s only natural that I would write about the city from time to time.

For example, four years ago I posted the following video, “Seattle in Motion,” Edward Aites’ “moving portrait” full of familiar-to-me scenes of my old hometown.

Seattle in Motion from Edward Aites on Vimeo

And a little over two years ago in “Home (to Seattle) for the Holidays” I wrote about the city of my youth and the city of today.

Finally, in September of 2015, after a visit a month earlier, I gave tips for “Being a One-Day Tourist in Seattle.

In recent years, I’ve always assumed that what has sometimes been called the “Emerald City” is a tourist mecca, especially since the streets have always been teeming with visitors when I’ve been in my old hometown. But just like in the movie The Wizard of Oz, not everything that seems to be necessarily proves to be real.

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