How to put one foot in Saturday and the other one in Sunday

mphamPublished: May 28, 2016Updated: June 2, 201612 views
Published: May 28, 2016Updated: June 2, 2016

As of March 2011, the Greenwich Royal Observatory started charging 10 pounds to get into the facility, which was the only way you could really take a picture of your feet in two different days. I was quite upset about the whole thing. 10 pounds all for a picture. Sure you could go visit other part of the observatory, but I didn’t really have the time or desire to do that, I simply wanted a picture; and I know I’m not alone in that desire. Sounds like the Prime Meridian Line will be prime source of income.

Being a budget traveler, I drew the line at paying £10 for a picture. Hell, the line isn’t just in the observatory, it runs from the North to South pole…I didn’t need the crummy observatory for my picture – I was now on a mission to find a way to get a picture of me on the line for free.

As soon as I arrived in Greenwich, My wife and I set out to find Park Vista. The location I had identified was just north of the children’s boating pond in the Greenwich Park. Go to Park Row Gate, there you’ll see the beginning of Park Vista street. Walk east on the street and watch the road carefully. You’ll come to some raised metal ‘dots’ in the road – those represent the Meridian! If you look south, you’ll see a little plaque that identified the meridian line too.

Mission Accomplished!

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