Thursday, July 26, 2012

The Tower Bridge Looks Like it Belongs in A Fairy Tale

This is one of the coolest bridges I have ever seen. Plans for the Tower Bridge were devised around 1876 when the east of London became crowded and a bridge across the Thames seemed necessary. 

The bridge used to open almost 50 times a day but now it is only raised about 1,000 times a year.  Bridge lifts are pre-scheduled (for cruise ships, etc) so check the bridge's website to find out times.

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But the best view requires you to be on the bridge – see what I mean, looks like a fairy tale bridge!

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2 comments:

thistlewoodfarm said...

I love this post! The bridge looks amazing! You are right....the best view is actually on the bridge.

blessings,
karianne

Tam said...

Thanks Karianne, the view was definitely best on the bridge!

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