South Bank: A mosaic

London is brimming with options for things to do, places to visit and foods to eat. Over the eight days that I spent re-exploring London as an adult (the last time I was in London was 9 years ago), I mentally bookmarked some pockets of the city as my favourites. One of them was the South Bank.

As the name suggests, this area of London is located along the South side of River Thames. Formerly known as the Lambeth Marsh, this area wasn’t used as actively as a port as its northern counterpart. Instead, South Bank has always been an entertainment district, boasting of food and entertainment options, as well as, art exhibits. Nowadays it is a popular tourist area in Central London that also acts as a hang-out spot for flocks of young locals.

I spent a fair bit of my first day in London exploring and eating at South Bank with my dear friend Catherine, a London local who happily volunteered to be my tour-guide and co-photographer for the entirety of my British visit.

Enjoy South Bank and stay tuned for more London flavours.

Catherine and I stumbled upon the 'South Bank Mosaics' exhibit. The mosaics represented various facets of South Bank.

Caught in action: My Canon checking itself out in the mirrors of the mosaic

Skaters showing off their skills in the graffiti-adorned space at South Bank

A young boy taking a break from skating against the graffitied walls

Another young boy showing off his skating skills to a large crowd of locals and tourists

And there were some stunt bikers too

Biking at South Bank

Stunning South Bank graffiti

Epic Meal Time: South Bank edition

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