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Planning a trip or have a great travel story? Need travel tips or want to share your experiences (and photos)? Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, the Bimmerfest Travel Forum is your best resource on the Web.

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Old 04-24-2012, 11:10 AM
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The Iconic London Taxi

This was a fun part of my childhood visits to London as well and it seems I am far from alone:

Cultural Icon: The London Taxi

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When I was young, one of my favorite places to visit was London. No, it wasn’t to see the Beefeaters or Buckingham Palace. It had a lot more to do with London’s transportation systems, namely the red double-decker and the ubiquitous black London taxi. (Incidentally, there is no requirement or law that says that the taxis have to be black, they simply are black by tradition.)
Hackney cabs, as they are …

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I was stunned the first time I saw a red one several years ago. Quite a few are even wrapped in display ads now.

Always enjoy talking to the driver about the Mayor of London, from "Red Ken" to Boris. Since they are both running again this year it will be entertaining to discuss no matter who wins.

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