Local History From Local People

“Get the real story – local history from local people – take a black taxi tour – West Belfast Taxi Association – 40 years unbroken service”. The tours of “local” history are of course aimed at non-locals as part of the ‘dark tourism’ or ‘Troubles tourism’ boom.

Here is the Getty Images photo of British Army soldiers on the Falls Road in 1969, on which the mural is based.

Click and click again to enlarge (to 1200 x 800)
Copyright © 2012 Extramural Activity
Camera Settings: f8, 1/100, ISO 160, full size 5616 x 3744
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