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Camden Town is an unusual and odd area of London, located in the middle of two neighbouring rich areas St Johns Wood and Primrose Hill, both areas only ten minutes away from Camden. So really it's a bit of a misfit location wise as Camden Town has nothing posh about it, it's more of a shabby and bit of a run down place. This area hasn't changed in years and although dirty looking it still continues to attract thousands of people as well as tourists from all over who want to visit this grey bleak place they call Camden Town.
I am always visiting the twilight zone, that's what I call this place it's so different and unique when compared to many places in London. When walking down Camden High Street and Camden Lock it feels like I am in another place/era and in this area always expect the unexpected. This place is strange and weird but in a good way, the people don't care what they wear and how they look and you will soon feel that it is you who is the odd looking one with wearing 501 Levi jeans and Ben Sherman shirt and not them with their hundred piercings and trillion tattoos not to mention the Gothic look. There are some strange fashion trends that can be found in Camden Town and that's what makes this place so appealing.
Designer cloths have no chance of selling in this area as this is not what the people want unless it Timberland or Caterpillar stuff. The clothing items in Camden Town market and Camden Lock is normally second hand cloths or weird and unusual clothing that you either like or don't. There is a lot of leather stuff and unusual looking shoes that you need to be quite brave to wear. It gets very busy, and crowds of people are everywhere especially on Sundays. There are also lots of pubs and good restaurants and the nightlife and clubs in Camden are vibrant and buzzing. A good place to visit if you want to experience something different, the shops the people and ambiance of the place will get you hooked and you will return for more.
Earlier this year a couple of friends of mine from France came to visit me and stayed with me for a while during the month of July. So I spent most of the summer visiting the tourist attractions in London , showing them all the landmarks , restaurants and all the other beautiful attractions that London has to offer. However , despite all the attractions on offer one musuem which really stood out to my friends was the Natural History Museum and I have to agree with them. It has been a very long time since I last visited this museum , if I recall rightly I have to go as back to a school trip that's how long its been. I was very young to remember what I saw so for me it was also like a first time visit. As tourist do my friends bought a booklet outlining some of the history of the museum and to my amazement it opened in 1881and still going strong.
Locating the museum is easy as everybody in London knows where South Kensington is and if you don't then ask as you have no problems there. You will need to go to Cromwell Road , South Kensington. Lots of buses , taxi`s or undederground trains will soon get you there. If you get lost don't worry as the museum will find you , once you get to Cromwell Road you cannot help but notice the huge scale of a building which absorbs your attention straight away. Its really stunning looking from the outside and all Victorian style , with its huge lawns surrounding the building. A beautiful area to sit down and eat your lunch on a hot day and a definite must to take some picture snaps before entering the museum. My friends where snapping away before entering.Its one of those building where you literally flex all your neck muscles to really get a good look , looking up and down at all its beauty.
When you enter the musuem you are welcomed by a huge exibit a 26 metre length skeleton of the dinosaur Diplodocus and that is just a sample of what is to come. You have millions of specimens showing years of evolution and even though these specimens date back hundreds of years the musuem does have some modern technical areas displaying some of the animals we can all relate to.It is very big inside and so to make it easier the exhibits are divided into Life galleries and Earth galleries and so its easier to know which exibit to go to. Half a day is not enough and you won`t get your moneys worth if you arrive late, there is so much to see. Its always crowded with school children and hundreds of tourist and so it should be its that good. I paid to get in to some of the exibitions but also watch out for the expensive food on the premises , you are wise if you bring something to eat. Overall I really thought this museum was great a day out and I learnt a lot of things on the diversity of the specimens that all exhibits display superbly. Oh one more thing, the musuem kindly lets camera snaps inside the musuem as well.
Versace Blue Jeans first came out back in 1994 and ten years or so later I still like the smell of this fragrance. I remember then it used to be quite expensive a 75ml bottle would set you back £30 and in some shops easily £35. Not now though a bottle of this refreshing scent will only set you back around £19.00 ( 75ml) and in some chemists you can find this for around £15.00 or less. Now £15 is not much when comparing it to the expensive aftershaves out there and many smell awful.
Versace Blue Jeans is unique in every sense of the word , a colourful fragrance that is packaged in a tin container. I know most of you have heard of this product and so the more reason why you all most probably have your own views on this scent. But I am not here to sell you this fragrance , I am here to tell you how Versace Blue Jeans as a user for more than ten years is simply one aftershave that has my attention in a sense of smell , packaging, and value for money.
We have all heard of Versace designer clothes and that's how I would also categorise this aftershave Blue Jeans. A designer fragrance , just like your Calvin Klein , Hugo Boss , Georgio Armani , Lacoste etc - There are so many to name but the pattern here shows that Versace Blue Jeans has done no different to the other big brand names. Adding a scent fragrance to their range of designer clothes and for me Blue Jeans is one scent that has never gone out of fashion.
Packaged in a decorative container Blue Jeans presentation is classy to say the least , protecting the bottle at all times. Very handy when travelling and placing in suitcase or if accidently falls on floor, you just know your fragrance bottle will not smash. The Versace trademark if many don't know is the head of a lion and that is displayed on Blue Jeans bottle. The smell is sort of floral but at the same time a strong masculine smell and as it's a spray frangrance all the more easy to apply. You don't need a lot just a few squirts on the neck and your ready to go to work or off to meet that special lady. Some say this fragrance is unisex and I tend to agree , both sexes can use as the scent has that attraction appeal to it. Its floral , refreshing aroma has a good balance to it when diffusing with the masculinity aroma part of Blue Jeans. Not overpowering and reasonable staying power , why for me this fragrance is value for money as well as giving off a smell that suits my skin and my nose. Overall , despite being around for a long time its managed to keep going from the selling point of view and attraction aroma point of view. I like it.