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Ships, Clocks & Stars

Despite the fact that my family is from London, and I was born there, I’ve never been to Greenwich. This means I’ve never seen the Royal Observatory or the Greenwich meridian, even though it is, quite literally, the centre of the world. 1,118 more words


Greenwich Royal Observatory

Our first trip during our stay in London took us to the Royal Observatory in Greenwich.

After a two hours’s ride with the London Tube -our hotel was near Heathrow airport – we were eager to stretch our legs and ready for our first adventure. 575 more words


Straddling the Prime Meridian and Saying Cheerio

Days 10 and 11: Our final days in England

It was our last full day, and we were worn out. So, we slept in (not missing our included breakfast, of course) and took things slowly. 871 more words


Greenwich Royal Observatory

Today I walked up to the top of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, and this is the incredible view.  I love finding places like this in London, where you can just admire the beauty – and nature – of such a built up city. 48 more words


Passeggiata nel verde

Giorni fa mi trovavo accanto al Royal Observatory of Greenwich a Londra, dal quale si gode di una vista “tantrica”, l’importante è andarci la mattina presto, quando i turisti stanno ancora sorseggiando assonnati un double espresso accompagnato da bacon and eggs (io immagino le galline inglesi sfornare uova a ritmo di mitraglietta). 280 more words


10 Lesser-Known Facts About Time Zones

Countries are many and varied but one thing they all have in common is their position in a time zone. Without these invisible lines of longitude the world would be a very different place. 1,344 more words

Our World

Abandoned in Greenwich

The first week of our study abroad experience, all students were taken on a boat tour that ended in Greenwich, where we were promptly left to meander on our own and (hopefully) find our way back home. 32 more words

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