FC: EUROPE | 2007 | GERMANY FRANCE SWITZERLAND ITALY | Big Ben
1: Big Ben is the nickname for the great bell of the clock in London.
2: 2007 | A clock tower was built at Westminster in 1856 | byFOOT | a | a bumpy bus ride
3: washing machines here! | The clock has become a symbol of the United Kingdom and London | & | Hostel
4: the world. | we made it
6: Big Ben | The clock's movement is famous for its reliability.
7: The clock and dials were designed by Augustus Pugin. The clock dials are set in an iron frame 7 metres in diameter
8: on top of | the world | seeing the city from above
10: The name Big Ben actually refers not to the clock-tower itself, but to the thirteen ton bell hung within. The bell was named after the first commissioner of works, Sir Benjamin Hall.
11: The tower is not open to the general public, but those with a "special interest" may arrange a visit to the top of the Clock Tower through their local
12: The clock has become a symbol of the United Kingdom and London, particularly in the visual media. The clock's movement is famous for its reliability.
14: There was more than one occasion where we had to be resourceful and live on the streets because we missed a train or couldnt find a hostel.
15: brian | kristina | megan | jon
16: being silly
17: ...and sometimes bad.