The Detourist's list: Buildings that make you smile
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London: Of time and ants( Christopher Reynolds / Los Angeles Times )
First, climb many steps to a high observation point beside the dome of St. Paul's Cathedral. By the 1690s, it was mostly done. Then look down at the Millennium Bridge, built across the Thames in 2000. Remind yourself those are people, not ants. Oh, and the brick building and smokestack across the river? That's the Tate Modern, a museum built within the shell of an old power station. It might be the most-visited contemporary art museum in the world. Shot in 2011.
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