Travel Blogs from Oxford, United Kingdom

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Yet more old friends and children, Nr Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Yet more old friends and children

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... yet.  Again a good catch up, played guitar heroes on his computer gamey consoley thingy and had a great day wandering around Oxford.  Dave has a new job as IT manager for a couple of the posh colleges so we went around those and Oxford ...

Do Not Pass Go, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Do Not Pass Go

A travel blog entry by eatdessertfirst

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... , where they filmed parts of the Harry Potter movies. Seeking some shelter from the relentless rain we headed indoors to the Oxford University Museum of Natural History. It was full of all kinds of animals and their skeletons. With time to spare before ...

Oxford and the Cotswolds, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Oxford and the Cotswolds

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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We arrived in Oxford and it is exactly how we pictured it virtually all stone buildings with an endless supply of colleges. The next morning we went to sudeley castle just outside of winchcombe. This isn't just any old castle... this could have been my ...

Oxford Pin, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Oxford Pin

A travel blog entry by elsewhere

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Long Overdue Update, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Long Overdue Update

A travel blog entry by nehart

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... . Had an exciting day on Valentine's: my friend Kat took me up Magdalen (pronounced Mawd-linn) Tower - the highest point in Oxford. Don't be fooled - St. Mary the Virgin advertises itself as the highest point, but they leave out "open to the public". ...

A Sunny Day, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

A Sunny Day

A travel blog entry by nehart

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Today it was actually sunny. That's right - Oxford's ceiling clears up sometimes! Yesterday was our first fully-functioning sunny day, and we had the pleasure of learning the library system in a downstairs faculty library amongst other things. The walk ...

Everything in Between, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Everything in Between

A travel blog entry by nehart

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So, now that two of my planned breaks are over (with one foggy one on the horizon), I have a bit of time to update my cobweb-strewn travelogue. Much has happened since my last update: the Football Dinner at Queen's marking the end of the season, the end ...

Getting Lost in West Oxford can be Fun, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Getting Lost in West Oxford can be Fun

A travel blog entry by nehart

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... we had headed north after eating and were thus traveling south (we had made some turns in a residential area). We crossed the Oxford Canal (a grand-sounding body of water looking quite like a creek) and traveled by the Randolph hotel (see photo). We ...

Thames Walk, Day 4, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Thames Walk, Day 4

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... into a cab and ended up at the Roses Revived, the place where we had left off Day 4   Start - Finish   Newbridge - Oxford   Distance - 22.5 Kilometres At 08:23, Newbridge was nice and deserted, so we took some photos and headed off. The ...

Non-Academic Orientation, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Non-Academic Orientation

A travel blog entry by nehart

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Hello all, Today we had our first day of orientation which, for me, started bright and early at 7 am. We left the house and walked about 40 minutes to the other SSO house, the Vines, on Headington Rd. Our trek took us through a muddy but beautiful ...

Faffing about Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Faffing about Oxford

A travel blog entry by nehart

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... to me means to procrastinate or putter around. If you google the word (as I just did), a youth hostel blog cites the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) entry as follows: FAFF v. & n. (Brit Colloq); -v.intr. (often followed by about, around) fuss, ...

I'm here!!!, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

I'm here!!!

A travel blog entry by nehart

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... as we chatted and shopped for odds and ends on High Street. I pass by Magdalene College (see virtual tour link) to get to Oxford centre, among other breathtaking colleges. Haven't been to Wycliffe Hall yet, but I'll take pics when I do. I think that's ...

Uneventful Update, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Uneventful Update

A travel blog entry by nehart

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... past Wed included a lecture from a woman involved in the South African Peace Accord (so cool); and extracurricular stuff is wonderful. Oxford is an amazing place - I completely recommend it. We play Keble tomorrow at 2 pm, so cheer on Queen's when you ...

Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Oxford

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... in the tourist guides they hand out and she was just sitting, a gentle please don't sit there would have sufficed. Even though we aren't really sure what happened, we made sure not to touch anything else in Oxford that day! Check: One missed ...

Yes, I went to Oxford....but only for one day., Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Yes, I went to Oxford....but only for one day.

A travel blog entry by astrix7

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... me a long but enjoyable day. After visiting Cambridge there is no way I could have left England without seeing it's older sibling. Oxford seems to be all that Cambridge is and then more again. The one place I had wanted to visit was the Ashmolean Museum ...

Lardy cake, witch in a bottle, shark & more..., Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Lardy cake, witch in a bottle, shark & more...

A travel blog entry by lucywillson

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... of Spades playing card, an ink bottle, a key, some buttons and one or two other things. After this we checked out and drove into Oxford. The first thing we did was browse in and buy lots of books from the Oxfam Bookshop on St Giles. Then we went on to ...

Last infusion of British kulcha, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Last infusion of British kulcha

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... church anyway. Quite impressive - she's done a grand job of restoration after the fire. Around 4ish we drove on, in the rain, to Oxford and got there just in time to join their peak hour traffic jam in the city. It was a delightful crawl through the ...

Oxford, England, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Oxford, England

A travel blog entry by benandtrudie

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... and lumber. The Most prominent merchant was Robert Morris, the father of the financier of the American Revolution. Arriving in Oxford in 1738, Morris acquired a fortune as chief factor for the Foster Cunliffe & Sons, a large Liverpool trading house. ...

Back in the UK but things are looking up, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Back in the UK but things are looking up

A travel blog entry by wickens

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The boys and I arrived back in the UK on 6th Jan. I dropped them off with my sister and went to the hospital where Mary is making solid progress. Katherine and Bryn have been at her bedside as much as doctors, procedures and children would allow which ...

Getting an education in Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Getting an education in Oxford

A travel blog entry by binni

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Went to Oxford today for training for this new charity fundraising job...Oxford's beautiful...so green! Got there a few hours before I was due so that I could have a little wander. Had a look at the town in general, the university, the cathedral, this ...

Back to England for a night, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Back to England for a night

A travel blog entry by tammyjoe

... at Luton airport where we were met by Paula my dads wife. We spent the afternoon relaxing at my dads house just outside of Oxford and playing with my little sister Georgie when she got back from school. That evening we had a delicious dinner of a sausage ...

Day 98 - Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 98 - Oxford

A travel blog entry by charlesaclark

Tom and ...

The importance of a hat, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

The importance of a hat

A travel blog entry by hammitt

... do this for a long time, with an enthusiasm that borders on the unstable.  See, as I mentioned before, I never earned a better gown at Oxford.  And if you saw the gown we start out with (and that most of us end up with) you'd realize it's almost ...

Closing Remarks, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Closing Remarks

A travel blog entry by bestmuffin

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... Original Blend and McCormick Bland with Trans Fat. 10. And, vinegar is actually really good on fries. So, that's my Oxford experience in a nut shell. Oh, except that everything is really expensive. That sandwich that's only 3 pounds? Yeah, try ...

Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Oxford

A travel blog entry by saragale

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Sight seeing around Oxford. Hogwarts Dining Hall. Oxford YHA Youth ...

Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Oxford University

A travel blog entry by vanwie

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... to Oxford University, it would still be proper to ask what college they attended: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colleges_of_Oxford_University. We then climbed tower of Saint Mary the virgin church for an incredible view of the entire city.  After ...

Punting in Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Punting in Oxford

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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... flat boat which is propelled using a long pole – so we went for a nice relaxing Punt ride around the pretty canals of Oxford.                 Ben did most of the punting which was nice for Julia and ...

Weekend Getaway, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Weekend Getaway

A travel blog entry by lishinlondon

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... Laurent and prepare for the first and hopefully not last barbeque of the season. When the sun shines England is beautiful and Oxford in particular a million miles away from the concrete jungle that is London. The following day Laurent and I packed the car ...

Totally knackered after London!, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Totally knackered after London!

A travel blog entry by njacklin

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... faggots, black pudding, or mushy peas, and drank shandies and ale. Lovely! Then we flounced out of London and headed for Oxford.  Chris is bloody marvelous at driving on the left side of the "single carriage-way".  Cheers mates, and we look ...

Oxford on Boxing Day, Oxford, United Kingdom travel blog

Oxford on Boxing Day

A travel blog entry by bebraud

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On Boxing day, we all headed to ...

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