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Come With Us: England Country #10

By on September 9, 2016

From July 31, 2013 to September 2, 2013:

365 days of #vanlife

Our last stop for our whirlwind European capital summer: London. I’d never been before. We’d met a friend, Dominic, in Thessaloniki and he and his roomie, Miro, offered us a place to stay. I didn’t see much of London, but here are some of Armando’s impressions:

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On the way to the loading dock bound for England.

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We’d used Blabla Car to find riders for cost sharing, and at the border we had 4 unique passports to confuse border patrol with: Italian, American, Swiss and Turkish. Ha.

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Ciao, Calais! We’re on our way to merry England!

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The White Cliffs of Dover really are a brilliant white. They were unusually pretty and fierce-looking.

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Outside of Dom and Miro’s house. It seemed almost every direction you went in, it was up a steep hill. They were fantastic hosts, with Miro cooking and Dom entertaining us. (Thanks, fellas!)

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Yes, it’s Big Ben and downtown London. We can play tourists, from time to time.

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An all-time favorite food for us both: lasagna. And Armando’s is the best (of course). Grin.

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A random bus in the London hubbub.

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London street art is fantastic (Banksy, anyone?). This is a lovely quote from Ghandi on a corner shop.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our London pics. What about you? Have you been? Any tips for favorite sites or spots? Photos? Share yours in the comments below!

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