Olympic cycle race takes place over next year's route. From across the globe, 148 riders compete over a 140 km route starting and finishing in London. Pictures show race in progress passing through Surrey village of Abinger Hammer.
Lavenham in Suffolk can easily provide a unique lesson in medieval and Tudor history for any visitor. This small town contains more than 300 beautifully preserved medieval houses dating from the 13th century. Lavenham, UK. 24/08/2010
Sovereign Hill museum at Ballarat which is about 90km north of Melbourne in Australia is a true living museum that captures the atmosphere of an 1850s mining town at the height of the gold mining boom in the country. Ballarat, Australia. 18/08/2010