Themed Walks in London Continuing our London Walk with Charles Dickens For part 2 of our themed walk, we visit the part of London where Dickens spent the most traumatic years of his life.
We start at Southwark tube station, walking straight into Union Street before turning right into Great Suffolk Street and right again into David Copperfield Street. This area, called “The Mint” in the 19th century, was notorious for its overcrowded,
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Themed London Walks Walking London with Charles Dickens Charles Dickens was the greatest urban walker of all times. By which I mean to say that he was not only the most famous, that goes almost without saying, but also second-to-none in terms of proficiency and stamina. He roamed through the streets of London for four or five hours every night (usually from midnight to dawn as was his routine) at a pace that made it
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