It's not until August, but London is the place to be in 2012. Though the Olympics will be most folks' focus, the Notting Hill Carnival will come a close second for more than a million visitors. Trinidadian and Tobagonian Brits lead the charge, directing musicians and participants clad in colorful costumes through Notting Hill's narrow streets. Claustrophobic travelers should consider staying home - Caribbean-flavored festival lassos large crowds over the course of two - typically hot - summer days.
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