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Here are some pictures of the other venues of the 2012 London Olympics located outside the main venue at Stratford. To recap briefly, we had a chance to see the 2012 summer games up close and here are our earlier posts: snapshots part 1, part 2International Broadcast Centerbadmintondiving, and track cycling.

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We were lucky to be able to use the official press bus to shuttle between the venues around London.

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We spotted this official BMW for Team GB parked with several others at a Thistle Hotel near Bayswater on the edge of Hyde Park. Someone important was staying there.

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North Greenwich Arena – taken from somewhere near the Blackwall Tunnel on the official press bus which was a double decker.  We had a good vantage point.

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Near the entrance to the North Greenwich Arena.

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ExCel Halls from Connaught Bridge.

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The back of the ExCel Halls from near the Emirates Royal Docks.

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North end of the ExCel Center.

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A hotel located next to the ExCel Center.

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Aquatics Center – this building is actually inside the main venue.

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This is the athlete’s village condos which are being converted into residential units. The press had no access to the village during the games – notice the flags on the balconies.

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A giant tilted mirror that was mounted on a building inviting visitors to snap a picture of themselves in the Olympics games main venue. Can you spot us ?

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One Comment

  1. Just so you know, the team GB official BMW car is for general transportation use and allows running on the olympic lanes. It doesn’t necessarily have to be carrying someone important.

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