London: Portobello Road

[pe2-image src=”” href=”″ caption=”” type=”image” alt=”IMG_8108.jpg” pe2_single_image_size_format=”C” pe2_single_image_size=”w240-h150-p” pe2_img_style=”border:0px; padding-top:5px; padding-right: 5px; padding-bottom: 5px;” ]A popular market out in the West end of London.  Located close to Notting Hill Gate Station.  It’s a short walk North of the exit.  Here you will find tons of antique shops that open on the street daily.  Although, some of them don’t open until the weekend, like the Portobello Green Market which opens up at the end of the street.  There are also a few food vendors who don’t open until the weekend as well.  You should definitely aim for getting there on a Friday if you can, Saturday and Sunday get quite packed.

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London Report 1

London Report

I’ve finally arrived in London and it’s been two whole days since I’ve landed.  It was really quick getting out of the airport, since all I had was carry-on.  I had a bus booked for 11:10 AM but ended up waiting almost an entire hour for my pick-up time.  And since it is London, it was raining hard yesterday.  My bus ride that normally takes an hour to get into town took an extra 40 minutes because of debris and car accidents on the highway.  Luckily it worked out.  I had to meet up with a friend to get his keys to his place so I could settle in.  He was running a bit late but we ended up arriving at the same time.

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