Friday, July 27, 2012

London Olympics: the Gloriana carries the torch

The Olympic torch is taking its final journey, down the Thames from Hampton Court to Tower Bridge.

It was taken in style by the royal barge Gloriana, created especially for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and powered by Olympic rowers.

Along the way torch bearers lit a special beacon at the bow while the rowers saluted in the traditional way:

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