...meet a man who listens to tube trains from the road above with a large hearing-trumpet, the inventor who made giant ships out of ice, a chap who rides down the river in an Edwardian bath chair, the guy with the world''s biggest collection of pillar boxes...These are just a few of the colourful characters to be found in Eccentric London. This is an insider''s guide to the city by someone who has lived, loved, eaten, drank and worked in London for five decades. He takes you to the best and most eccentric pubs and restaurants, specialist shops (26, 000 stores selling GBP62billion worth of stuff a year), bizarre bookshops, weird museums, least-known secret neighbourhoods where you won''t find tourists, but will find the utterly odd and amazing.
Marvel at the petrified pile of century-old hot cross buns at the Widow''s Son pub; discover what the'Royal Ravenmaster'' does for a living; and pay a visit to Pierre Vivant''s curious tree, formed from 75 sets of blinking traffic lights. "Ben le Vay''s Eccentric London" will help you dig beneath the capital''s barmy surface to reveal the barmier world beneath.
|Publisher||Bradt Travel Guides|
|Series||Bradt Guides (Eccentric Guides)|
|Item weight||0.499 Kg|
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