London Villages: Explore the City’s Best Local Neighbourhoods
London, with a population of over eight million, can be daunting not only to first-time visitors, but even for those who visit often or even live there. But one needs to remember, London sits at a place that at one time was likely a cluster of little villages connected by dirt roads. As those villages grew and congealed into this great city, many managed to retain their individuality as unique neighborhoods, each with its own charm. This small book, just over six inches square for easy packing, gives a snapshot of thirty of these neighborhoods with typically British names such as Crouch End and Lower Belgravia and Clarendon Cross. The villages are arranged by five regions of the city and each has an artsy hand-drawn map and a one-page description. These are followed by descriptions of several businesses with a photograph of each. One can find everything from toy shops to bicycle repair shops to cigar shops along with the requisite pubs, book shops, and eateries. This will be a valuable and fun resource for travelers as well as residents of one of the greatest cities in the world.
|Author||Zena Alkayat, Kim Lightbody, Photographer|
|Page Count||192 pages|
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