littleobservationist.com
A Walk Through London's Portobello Market - Little Observationist
Portobello Road, Portobello Road, street where the riches of ages are stowed! Anything and everything a chap can unload, is sold off the barrow in Portobello Road. You’ll find what you want in the Portobello Road! – Mr Browne in Bedknobs and Broomsticks From the quiet back streets of Notting Hill, I stepped into the flow of tourists heading toward the famous Portobello Market. Like many of them, I had my camera in hand. Sometimes crowded places are the best places to take pictures and Portobello is often one of them. It’s probably one of the areas of this city with which I’m most familiar. For two years, I walked nearly the full length of Portobello Road on my way to work and I worked in the area for four years. Plus, it’s a place I’m continuously drawn back to over and over again for its vibrancy and eccentricity. Yes, it’s jam-packed with curious tourists on a Saturday afternoon, but I know the side streets I can escape down when I’ve had enough and all of those snapping cameras make it easy to point your own at everything everyone else is not without having to deal with funny glances. It’s a …