Robert the Steam Engine

Thu 25th Jul 2019

Walk Details:

Event Type
Group Walk
Region
Southern England
Local Group
London
Distance
7ml.
Start Time
18:15
Route
Meet outside Stratford station by Robert the Steam Engine

A 7 mile walk to Canary Wharf with optional visit to Ledger Building ( W'spoons ) at end. A different route from my July 2017 walk !

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Robert the Steam Engine, Thursday 25th July 2019
6 walkers, 7 miles – leader Dave Williams
6 of London Group's finest assembled at Stratford for a saunter to the far flung reaches of the Olympic Park.
Barely had we started than we were hit by thunder & lightning followed by a downpour of biblical proportions but thanks to the leader's meticulous planning we were actually proceeding through the Westfield Shopping Centre at the time & after taking cover for 5 minutes, the rain abated and we were able to proceed on our way.
Passing such delights as the Olympic Stadium & the famed 'Cathedral of Sewage' we paused for a short break in the still sweltering conditions at Bow Locks before reaching the Wetherspoons at Canary Wharf for some well-earned sustenance.

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