An Evening Jog on the Millenium Walk
Posted by Andy Steves in on January 22, 2011.
Just got back from a 45 minute jog along the River Thames. It's an amazing thing to go for a run and pass such world-famous sites as Big Ben and the Parliament building, the London Eye, Shakespeare's Globe Theater and the Tate Modern museum. My apartment in which I'm renting a room is practically in the shadow of Big Ben--the location really couldn't be better. I found the apartment through the website AirBnB.com. I've always found jogs as a great way to either orient yourself in a city, or get a break from the bustle. While you may be dodging throngs of tourists, it's always entertaining at least to dance through these groups on my quest to break a sweat. MapMyRun.com is another good website--one that let's you post your favorite routes anywhere in the world, or take suggestions from others.
Bogi is a great guide. She was everything you could want in a guide plus more. She was fun, cool, and the best part- knowledgeable. She really made the trip great. We got to the hostel late and she was able to rearrange our schedule so everyone could go caving. After caving we were picked up by Bogi (thank goodness because figuring out Hungarian public transportation is really hard if you don't speak Hungarian). WSA made sure to include super cool things- caving, thermal baths, bus tickets, escape games and the hostel. I would definitely do this trip again. Bogi was fun and flexible, we didn't have to stick to a tight schedule and we were able to do things that we wanted to do like the Liberty Statue. She is great, WSA is lucky to have her.Cheyenne Hodur, Drake University ~ AIFS Richmond, Spring 2015
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