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London in Four Months

I thought Sunday would be a great day for a market! I spent the day at Spitalfields. It is in the East End of London, near Shoreditch (aka hipsters!). I decided to walk there, and on the way passed by a Cabman’s Shelter, the London Wall, and also Smithfield’s Market. Smithfields is a real wholesale butchers market, which I apparently have to wake up and see at 7am when it is most lively. Anthony Bourdain went there during his Layover show to have a proper English breakfast. He also went to a Cabman’s shelter!

Spitalfields was awesome. I met Elizabeth there around noon. The Old Market section was all covered. The outside along the streets were all real shops, and in the center were vendors. They sold everything from furs, to leather goods, to handmade jewelry, to art. It was pretty neat. I had a falafel pita…

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