AWWTM: Friday photo: imagine they are all drivers

While working on my photography stuff, it occurred to me to add a new recurring feature here…

The Silk Road 

A cloud of single occupant vehicles.

This is London’s Silk Road — Theobald’s Road for the West End on the right, heading into Clerkenwell Road for the East End on the left, with the Rosebury Avenue fork to Islington just about visible.  The view is from our room in The Yorkshire Grey, home of Street Talks.  There are a number of east-west routes through London, but this one seems to have organically grown into a busy cycling route, helped by trendy Shorditch fixie riders with West End media jobs.  This picture doesn’t quite do justice to the massive crowds of cyclists that gather at each cycle of the lights, far outnumbering cars and taxis and easily taking complete ownership of the road as the lights change.

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