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Little Venice on the Grand Union Canal
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For those who a Bohemian life style there can be nothing better than a house boad on the Grand Union Canal in West London. The area is known as Little Venice by virtue of people living on the water - a bit of an exageration but it is a very pictureque place. Certainly, if you are visiting London and if the sun is shining, and you have nothing else planned, it's well worth a walk along the tow path. Just accross the foot bridge where this panorama was taken is a resturamnt worth visiting and there is even a cafe afloat a little way up near Maida Vale.

I suppose the pigeons sitting on the superstructure think they own the bridge and are guarding it. Better info - try

http://www.visitlondon.com/attractions/detail/401228-little-venice

Well I've just read it. Apparently Little Venice is the meeting point of the Grand Union Canal and the Regent's Canal.  I learn something new every day!

Copyright: Mark Schuster
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Uploaded: 25/02/2012
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Tags: london; little venice; canal; grand union; west london; house boat; barge; foot bridge; pigeons; maida vale; regent's canal; padington; a41; west way; city of westminster
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