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canning town

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We took the train to St. Pancras then to Bank, then on to Canning Town on the DLR.

Logger showing our walk;  2 versions of the gps of the photos below the first one enlarges.

We had difficulty finding our way to City Island;  there were so many different levels and dead ends

I think it is a cat

Tide is out

Canning town

Decorative boarding

Decorative boarding

New flats

Buoy

This enlarges greatly

Puddle picture

Palms from Sicily in the Ballymore development

Tulbagia

Salvia uliginosa

Salvia species

Trinity Buoy Wharf

Lightship and taxi

Lighthouse

Lightship

Royal Drawing School - the area was full of attractive artifacts

Container City

Light bulb...

...and containers

Flood Tide Listening Post

Lighthouse

Fine orange mushrooms

There is a permanent sensor at  the site of the Floodtide Listening Post.   This submerged sensor gathers information from the tidal flow that is converted into musical notation read from screens or mobile phones by musicians allows live notation from the Thames to be streamed constantly from our website.    When one stands by the Listening Post one can hear feint sounds.

Emirates Airline

The Faraday Effect

Supercomputer

Panoramic view (does not enlarge)

East India Dock Basin

A Millennium Beacon

The Dome

East India Dock Basin Nature Reserve

East India Dock Basin Nature Reserve is a small Thames-side site based around the former entrance basin of the East India Docks.   The reserve includes a tidal lagoon and the closest patch of genuine saltmarsh to Central London, along with a reedbed and small areas of meadow and woodland.   The reserve is the southernmost section of the Lea Valley Park.

The Virginia Quay Settlers Monument, a free-standing stone and bronze monument of 1951, incorporating a bronze plaque of 1928 and with later sculptural additions of 1999, commemorating the departure of settlers for Jamestown, Virginia (USA)

The monument is an accessible memorial to the British settlers who set out from Blackwall Quay to establish a colony at Jamestown, Virginia (USA) in 1607;

The monument's rough-hewn rock base and astrolabe navigation instrument combine to convey the sense of adventure involved in crossing the Atlantic during the C17, and the risks associated with establishing a colony on an unknown continent;

People climbing on the Dome

Meridian line

Puddle picture

Heavy bag

Water lilies

Handsome building

Elegant shapes

Domino players

Grim flats

What a colour!

We had a very poor experience at the Greenwich Pensioner.   The food, the drinks, the loos and the ambience were all totally inadequate.

The church was locked

Heavyweight gate

Once the Council Offices

Michael loves this house

Tunnel

Under the bridge

Apple

Cranes

Confused wind

Floating bridge

Apartment window

Friends

King and Queen

Fountains

Little figure behind the parrot or human in a cloak

Very slim building

A broader view

Westferry to Bank on the DLR then to St Pancras and home.