Underground

I had a couple of London”firsts” last night. I was very excited to visit the Blackfriar, a  pub located just down the street from work. It’s situated on a corner of a busy intersection near the Thames and the Blackfriars Bridge.

After 6pm, the pubs in London fill up with people, grabbing a drink after work. Because there are so many people, it’s common for people to drink on the sidewalk and in public spaces. The city really feels alive at this hour.

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Pints and snacks outside the Blackfriar

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Yesterday was also my first time riding the The London Underground. We went on an adventure to find a gin bar located south of the Thames on Bermondsey Street.  I got a taste for the complexity and convenience of the Tube.

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Southwark Station

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You Loan money onto the Oyster Card and tap it to get on the Tube, busses, or trains. It’s a Londoner’s best friend!
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“The Shard” is Britain’s tallest building

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This was my first opportunity to use the Citymapper app that everyone has been recommending. It didn’t let me down!

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After a few gins, I thought an Uber would be the best way to get home at 11pm!
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