On This Day – Birmingham UK

While the current travel restrictions are in place I have no new stories to post so what I thought that I would do is to go through my picture archives and see where I was on this day at any time in the last few travelling years.

On 10th July 2015 I was in the City of Birmingham in the United Kingdom.

Queen Victoria Birmingham UK

For several years I have been travelling to Europe and visiting interesting cities but whilst I have been happy to go to Seville and Venice, Prague and Warsaw, Riga and Moscow I have rather neglected to visit towns and cities in my own back yard.

Visiting friends I had the opportunity to visit England’s second city – Birmingham.  Some people wonder why anyone would visit Birmingham, it has a reputation for being dull and grimy, when Queen Victoria was passing through the region by train, she allegedly asked for the blinds to be drawn.

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10 responses to “On This Day – Birmingham UK

  1. Somehow, I’ve never visited Birmingham. I’d actually quite like to, but like most people, it seems, have never actually said ‘I know! Let’s go to Birmingham for a mini-break’.

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  2. I’m the person who always was passing through Birmingham, never decided to visit it, even though, I used to live an hour driving from this city. Maybe, if I would read your post a few years ago, I would visit it after all. Enjoy your weekend! 🙂

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  3. Birmingham I heard from friends there that now its worse….

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  4. I have to say, Birmingham has never been on my radar

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