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The procession of man powered or oared boats begins at the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant.


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The Thames Diamond  Jubilee Pageant occurred today and was quite a spectacle with over 1,00 boats parading down the Thames to to pay tribute to Her Majesty The Queen’s 60-year reign . In case you missed it, we will post a few shots that we took while watching BBC America. Rowed, or man powered boats as they were called in the broadcast of all sizes and shapes worked their way along roughly 14 miles of the Thames. My only wish is that the broadcasters would have shared the names of the vintage boats as they rowed by! Do check out the website if you have a moment.  http://www2.thamesdiamondjubileepageant.org/


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