Travel Blogs from Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Cambridge

A travel blog entry by flyin_bayman

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... From there walked along the Backs. So named as it is at the back of the various famous colleges that form part of Cambridge University. Unfortunately, the colleges were closed though due to exams as they did not want to disturb the students study time. I ...

New shoes for throwing at leaders, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

New shoes for throwing at leaders

A travel blog entry by happysheep

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"Profoundly Bournemouth"

A travel blog entry by jrcormack

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... in Cambridge telling each other how "profoundly" smarter we felt now that we were in the taint little town of Education. Cambridge is stunningly beautiful and being mildly serious for a moment, you do get a feeling of the people being educated here ...

Leaving Drinks - Cambridge Beer Festival, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Leaving Drinks - Cambridge Beer Festival

A travel blog entry by hodge

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Typical uni style leaving. 1) Pick a venue, as no one leaves close to each other anymore 2) Pick somewhere to get drunk 3) Drink 4) Civilised conversation 5) Drink 6) Take the piss out of Ginger Yanks 7) Drink 8) Scott try's in humman act that ...

Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Cambridge

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... spring here makes it even more spectacular. If only I had of had the opportunity to do an international student exchange to Cambridge instead of University of Missouri-Columbia back in 1995! I have since found out that many foreign students do PHDs ...

Goodbye river, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Goodbye river

A travel blog entry by cobi

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... in the river, so it's being drained. Never mind the ducks and swans, never mind the fish and other wildlife. A Cambridge graduate is missing! "I hope it's fixed by Saturday because I wanted to take my friend punting," my colleague said. In ...

Rained out, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Rained out

A travel blog entry by cobi

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... He's at his field hockey game... equally messy... I'm glad volleyball works as well indoors as out! I had been training with Cambridge's big clubs... including the university team, because apparently I can play for them even though I'm not a student (just ...

Indecision, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Indecision

A travel blog entry by cobi

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Farewell Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Farewell Cambridge

A travel blog entry by cobi

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http://cobi.wordpress.com/2007/09/24/farewell-cambridge/ ...

Why do the English hate Kiwis?, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Why do the English hate Kiwis?

A travel blog entry by cobi

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I've noticed that English agricultural protectionism seems to have led to English people hating kiwi fruits - not so much the fruit, but what they represent. I'm not making this up. On TV the other night I saw Helen Clarke, New Zealand's PM, ...

Water, water, everywhere..., Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Water, water, everywhere...

A travel blog entry by cobi

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... be worse). It took me an hour and forty-five minutes to get to work the other day, just travelling across Cambridge, because a series of accidents, combined with more people in cars because of the foul weather, resulted in gridlock on the arterial ...

Transport made me a morning person - temporarily, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Transport made me a morning person - temporarily

A travel blog entry by cobi

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... riding along Midsummer Common there were cows grazing and ducks pottering about, so many that I almost ran over a duck. I think Cambridge ducks are particularly coddled, because rather than having the sense to waddle out of the way they all waddled ...

Settling in, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Settling in

A travel blog entry by cobi

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... how I go. Ian and I's little flat is coming along nicely and I have a cheerful red bicycle with a basket, as you do in Cambridge. There's so many stupid things you have to buy when decking out a house that are awfully hard to handle when you don't ...

The wind, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

The wind

A travel blog entry by cobi

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It's so windy here today the hedge is almost getting blown to pieces, bits of leaf are smashing against the window like disoriented birds. The tall, dense trees in the park look like they're being strangled, their tops shaking violently, while the ...

Off North, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Off North

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... a lot of blue sky and the temperature was a comfortable 28oC, so we decided to resume our itinerary and headed off to Cambridge. It took two hours on the back roads which was much nicer riding than the damn highways. We had very little trouble finding a ...

The Henrys really got it right in the 1500's, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

The Henrys really got it right in the 1500's

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... started and finished in the 1500s. However, all of the buildings we saw and the stories that went with them covered Cambridge University's growth from it's beginning as a college for 12 Eton school students, to today where history has been made virtually ...

So much to do!, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

So much to do!

A travel blog entry by seetheworld

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Well, this seems like as good place as anywhere to put my travel diary... There is so much to do before the trip actually starts... 7 weeks (well, 48 days, 23 hours, 5 minutes and 48 seconds) until we fly out, and all we really have are our flights. ...

Day 6, Edinburgh-Cambridge: The sun does exist, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 6, Edinburgh-Cambridge: The sun does exist

A travel blog entry by bernie.jess

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... we left the thriving capital city of Scotland to navigate the Britrail system. After three separate trains we managed to arrive in Cambridge at 1pm. We checked into the first of our delightful YHA accommodations. Very basic, but you get what you pay for ...

Starting to get ready!, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Starting to get ready!

A travel blog entry by paddysl

Right, started this all up the other day! Obviously the main picture wasn't taken by me. I just stole it from google till I get there. Have started collecting all my things together, and have them all in a nice bag in my room ready to be thrown into my ...

42. Collegial Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

42. Collegial Cambridge

A travel blog entry by sarahandblairnz

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A few photos from a day trip to Cambridge with the flatties. Rating out of 10: 6 In a word: Elegant Something interesting: Cambridge is the result of students leaving Oxford after riots between scholars and ...

Via Skegness, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Via Skegness

A travel blog entry by jandmtravel

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... carried on south, stopping briefly in Boston which was a very attractive town, and found a Tesco's in Wisbech. Then on to the Cambridge camp ground, which was actually a 20 minute drive away in Burwell. The camp area was huge and surrounded by a hedge of ...

New home, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

New home

A travel blog entry by beckandbill

We have moved into a share house with four other people, one of which is the guy who owns the place. It's in a good location and much cheaper than the 40 pounds per night we were paying at the B&B. We also got some second hand bikes which are coming ...

Reflections, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Reflections

A travel blog entry by mattallydodd

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Having been back a few days now, Ally thought she would detail her opinions of Berlin and the trip. Firstly, she was surprised how small the city is compared to London.  Not only is the centre very compact, with a still very noticeable difference ...

The Long Journey Ahead, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

The Long Journey Ahead

A travel blog entry by shelwar83

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Our journey started straight after lectures on the Thursday, where we all chucked our bags into taxis and then walked round to the train station. We met up at 6pm and our train left at 6.45, which then headed into Kings Cross, London where we then walked ...

Here at last!, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Here at last!

A travel blog entry by travelswitz

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... of sales for the UK to discuss selling our ice cream carts here.  We had a great discussion with him at the Royal Cambridge Hotel over a cold Guiness and creamed tea.  I had the Guinness, Maggie had the tea. Creamed tea means they bring you ...

A breath of fresh air..., Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

A breath of fresh air...

A travel blog entry by kempstertravels

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The Grass is Always Greener - But Is It? (Hat), Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

The Grass is Always Greener - But Is It? (Hat)

A travel blog entry by hatandtubbz

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Hat: When your eyes have witnessed vibrant colours, textures and jaw dropping natural wonders, your mouth has fizzed with new taste sensations, you have felt on your face both the roaring Antarctic winds and tropical blazing sun, you have set foot on ...

Things to think about!, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Things to think about!

A travel blog entry by dali2012

In no particular order: Money Ideally this ought to be in low denomination notes. I got mine from Marks and Spencer and they gave me loads of 5 euro notes - no problem. We will give out money each day over breakfast. Shoes These need to be comfortable ...

May 25, 2013, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

May 25, 2013

A travel blog entry by dali2012

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Day trip to Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom travel blog

Day trip to Cambridge

A travel blog entry by marsgrl200

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... . We got the train in the morning and walked around town all day and came back at night. We visited a lot of churches in Cambridge. Overall, England has a ton of churches everywhere, and I enjoy going into all of them to see how pretty they are. This is ...

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