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Discover why people have always travelled

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Stop At: Parliament Square, London England

Travelling to London from India changed Mahatma Gandhi's life and with it the future of his country. This tour will look at how travel has changed people throughout the history of London. Your guide Terry Silvers will share London traveller stories from across the centuries but welcomes guest contributions to understanding why wanderlust has always been part of being human.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Westminster Abbey, 20 Dean's Yard Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3PA England

The Abbey was the site of medieval pilgrimages to visit the shrine of Edward the Confessor. The tour will look at pilgrimages as spiritual wanderlust.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Christchurch Gardens, 1 Broadway, Westminster, London SW1H 0AX, UK

Now just a patch of green in the middle of central London these gardens once housed a prison for soldiers from the seventeenth century English Civil War. Is war wanderlust and escape from routine?

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: St. Ermin's Hotel, Autograph Collection, 2 Caxton St, Westminster, London SW1H 0QW, UK

Grand Hotels are part of the romance of travel. The Grand Tour of the eighteenth century was the finishing school for the elite of the day. Is travel education?

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Westminster Cathedral, 42 Francis Street, London SW1P 1QW England

More Christian martyrs but unlike Westminster Abbey previously this time not sanctioned by the State. Does wanderlust have to be transgressive to move travellers out of their comfort zone?

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Victoria Palace Theatre, 126 Victoria Street Westminster, London SW1E 5LA England

Acting has always been a location independent profession. Are actors escaping from routine or holding up a mirror to the world?

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Victoria Square, Westminster, London SW1W 0QY, UK

The home of the writer of James Bond who through cinema helped millions day dream about foreign adventures. Is it still travel if millions of other people have done exactly what you are doing?

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Goring Hotel, 15 Beeston Pl, Westminster, London SW1W 0JW, UK

This hotel just around the corner from the royal palace is where our future queen spent her honeymoon night. Is heritage tourism something which also changes a traveller or is just escapism?

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Upper and Lower Grosvenor Gardens, London SW1W 0BD England

This garden overlooks the second biggest commuter station in London Victoria Station. Is commuting travel?

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Victoria Visitor Centre, Opposite Platform 8 Victoria Rail Station, London SW1V 1JU England

The final stop tries to find some definitive answers to the question why have people always travelled? It also asks directly of guests have your attitudes to travel changed over the last two hours?

Duration: 10 minutes
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