Facts that you probably don’t know about London

If you actually live in London then you may read this article and think – man I have heard them all before but, you may find out some quirky new facts to ponder over. I am not from London myself but, I love travelling here as there is just some much that can be done. I can honestly say that I have been to London several times and each time has been a completely different experience. You are here because of an interest in this great city and you are eager to find out something interesting to add to your next holiday plans or, a mate just shared it on Facebook and you feel like check out something new. I research anything that I can find so there are some facts which are merely historical and are not places you can actually visit. However It will make you appreciate your visit to London that little bit more and maybe even book escorts too.

By the way the list is not in any particular order!

 

#1 London is known for being an historical city but, did you know that out of the top ten museums 3 of them are located within greater London?  If you have a love for history London is the perfect palce for you as there are over 857 in total – Wow that’s a lot of history!

 

#2 Covent Garden is located on the west end of London and is its own district. What Is Interesting about the name is Covent is not its really name – well it is but it is really a spelling mistake for the word. Originally a market town which the locals referred to as the garden of Abbey and Convent until sometime around the reign of Henry VIII the name was changed to the one we know today.

 

#3 Over 50,000 people have been executed over the ages close to marble arch. Next to marble arch there is a plot of land which used to be called the village of Tyburn.  Here was the Tyburn tree which was the site where thousands of people where put to their deaths. You will also be able to find a plaque which is dedicated to the people who died here.

 

#4 The original London bridge was lined with heads on sticks for 355 years.  Yes, London was a pretty brutal place back in the day.

 

#5 The Millennium dome was actually a spectacular failure because nobody wanted to invest in the project.  This was before O2 decided to buy out the building and make it into an arena. In 2001 it had several science displays there and not really much else until Christmas 2004 when the dome was used to shelter the homeless.

 

#6 Cockney’s are proud of being Cockney now but for centuries it was actually an insult to call someone this. The original use of the world cockney can be attributed mainly to east Enders.

 

#7 Carmen’s Secrets is one of the most popular places in London to book High Class escorts from. Set up several years ago, it has constantly grown to become one best portfolio of female escorts in the city.

 

#8 The great fire of London. If you have a small amount of knowledge about London’s history you would have heard of the great fire of London where thousands of homes were burnt across the city. Take a guess at how many people Died… 2000, no, 100, no. It was actually 6 people who officially die because of the event.

 

#9 The Battle scenes of the world famous film, Full Metal Jacket were for the most part filmed on the east side of London.

 

#10 Until 1916 Harrods sold pure Cocaine to the general public! I don’t think that this would be allowed today!

 

This Weekend in London – November 15th, 2013

This 16th and 17th of November will be a spicy weekend in London with a massive Argentine Tango Event with one of the best and most known internationally groups, the Baile D’Buenos Aires and you with great concert and performance and after the show you will have practicing session where the best tricks in tango will you shown to you, Baile D’Buenos will bring the best steps and great tango music to London.

Also in London this weekend you will have a beautiful chocolate gallery the “Salon Du Chocolat”, this gallery will be open Friday and Saturday in Olympia, in this gallery you also will have events like chocolate fashion, exhibition, workshops, tastes and demos also will you will learn some tip in how to produce a great tasty chocolate, this will be the London chocolate weekend.

The biggest event this weekend in London this weekend will be the Bloomsbury Festival 2013, with a great line up of artist this festival will bring the best entertainment to London, with events, artist and singers all together, and this year there is more artist and events that any other year so you can dance, discover, and get involved in debates and performances so don’t miss because this year Bloomsbury Festival will be great.

This weekend in London will be also the final weekend of the London Film Festival with a great selection of films that you can see here is also a great place for a good time or even for as date specially if you choose a girl from a London agency www.carmenssecrets.com there will be no better place for you to be than in London this weekend.

Keep up to date in events and check other events in our blog so you always know what’s going on in London every weekend.

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