London-based walker, yearning to get back out into the countryside.
Doing 1000 miles challenge in 2021.
Great walk, that ended where I'd started my 8 bridge walk from a few weeks before. Having walked the Thames Path on the south side before, I detoured to Russia Dock - a lovely stretch of park/ecology areas etc that has been created as a respite for pedestrians & cyclists from London traffic & noise.
The Peter the Great Statue at the .65 mile mark is bizarre. His head is tiny and his body elongated like an El Greco painting.
A fun thing to do is to see at what point you get your first glimpse of famous central London buildings/structures.
Definitely want to visit the Brunel Museum one day. I've been through the tunnel (1st tunnel under a river) as it's now used by the Overground (!) between Wapping (N) and Rotherhithe (S), but it would be great to learn more about it.
May 16, 2021