Suw and I walked through Brunel’s historic tunnel under the Thames at Rotherhithe. It’s the first time in almost 150 years that the tunnel has been open for people to walk through. Before the tunnel was sold to the East London Railway, it was a pedestrian tunnel and quite a tourist attraction.
As part of the tunnel walk, there was a Victorian fun faire at the Brunel museum, a small museum near the tube station where we began our walk. It was quite a bit of period fun, and despite the chilly March temperatures, “Victor” and “Ian” provided a bit of humour, showing off feats of strength and dexterity.