This fellow was actually sitting in the department store window display, reading something on his phone.
Our last day for roaming the archives, this shot is from September 2009.
And still another image from September 2009.
We walked from the train station through the town to the beachfront. Click either of the pictures below to see them larger.
We walked quite a bit and I took pictures as we went. Click any image below to see them bigger (if you’re not seeing this on the web site you may need to click the post title first to get there).
Meir, a long, broad shopping street puts Fifth Avenue to shame. All of the global luxury and high fashion brands were featured here and, as we moved further West, some less upscale brands like Primark and the ubiquitous MacDonalds. Needless to say, it was chock-a-block with tourists and shoppers. Click any picture to see them all bigger (if seeing this in email you may need to click the post title, above, first).
I don’t know why it never occurred to me before since it’s one of the main commercial streets in town and my GP’s surgery is at the foot of it, but Farnham has its own Downing Street and, of course, there’s a # 10 in it. Just no Prime Minister.
We started the day at a Donkey sanctuary in Sidmouth with a renowned breakfast restaurant benefiting the donkeys.
Next, we drove on to Exeter, a cathedral town. Click any of the images below to enlarge them and see the captions.
Some initial impressions of Lyme Regis. Click any image to see them all enlarged to full size.
Like many seaside towns, Margate has some slightly run down areas. Click any image to see all 3 enlarged.
I captured all of these on a single 5-mile walk about a week and a half ago. I’ve only been in the Cobbett, a favored spot of my fellow students and the only one I’ve actually been in. (Click any image to see them all enlarged.)