Parked in the river next to the London Olympic Park was Queen Elizabeth’s Royal Barge, the very same one that took her along the River Thames during her Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
The semi-final of the men’s hockey was at the Riverbank Arena in the London Olympic Park.
It was a pulsating game on a really hot, sunny afternoon, with Germany beating Australia 4-2. Later Germany would win gold, and Australia would win bronze.
It was a scorching hot day in the Olympic Park, and every one of these sunshades was being used.
On my day out at the London Olympics I took a huge number of photos, and there will be a series of these photos over the next week or so.
The first one is of ‘The Orbit’ which is a 100m high tower from which you can get sweeping views of the Olympic Park and all over London.
It’s almost time for the London Olympic Games to begin.
The Olympic Stadium in the Olympic Park is ready, but it might rain during the opening ceremony!
In a previous post the artists George Seurat and Bridget Riley were compared. Now we have another Seurat comparison, this time with the landscape gardeners of the 2012 Olympic Park in London.
It will soon be Olympic year, and the next Olympics will be in London. The Olympic stadium has been completed and now all that remains is the landscaping around the Olympic Park.
A great deal of money and resources has been spent on the Olympics, and it is hoped that the legacy is wisely and widely used.