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Archives for December, 2019

Eastbourne to Seaford

Back in the UK for Christmas last week and the weather was lovely. Went for a walk on Monday from Eastbourne to Seaford along the coast. This area is called the “Seven Sisters” which refers to the seven (?) huge chalk cliffs. You can see the famous lighthouse at Beachy Head below. The area is […]

Abandoned Wharf

Went out for a walk last Sunday along the Huangpu river, in the direction away from the city centre. Has a bit of an east-London docklands vibe to it. Lots of abandoned warehouses and docks, with some regeneration and new buildings. Bit gloomy and bleak.

Fuxing Island

Maybe you remember my shame of missing a station when I walked the length of metro line 12 a while back. Well I finally corrected that by going to the lonely stop of Fuxing Island. There’s only two roads onto the island, and there’s not a lot there except a park and a huge shipyard. […]

Huangpu River

Some pictures from a walk last month along the Huangpu river. I’m really fond of the path along the riverbank. I’ve been here quite a few times before but never so far into the city centre. I’m not sure how far it goes in either direction. The light in the late afternoon was so good […]