Having lived on a riverboat and lived in London, I love this blog.

Little London Observationist

A riverboat, as you may have noticed, is temporarily perched above the Queen Elizabeth Hall on South Bank. The design was chosen from 500 submitted entries from artists and architects around the world. The winning artists turned out to be David Kohn and Fiona Banner. They designed their boat on the Roi des Belges, which novelist Joseph Conrad captained whilst in the Congo in 1890. This journey proceeded and is reflected in his famous work Heart of Darkness.

Alex Ellison took this shot a few days ago and was kind enough to share in the Flickr pool.

A Room for London

So, what it is exactly? It’s a one-room hotel (fully booked, as you’d imagine) perched up there in celebration of the Olympics.

Inside: “an en-suite double bedroom, kitchenette, library and viewing deck, guests are invited to rest and reflect upon what they see and hear during their one night stay; logging…

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About Sarah Rows Solo

British YouTuber and Founder of Environmental and STEM education charity Oceans Project, preparing for a solo row around the coast of Great Britain.
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