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... forward to lightening our luggage for the rest of the trip. The down side to this is there are also plenty of books from other people to choose from. I only planned to take a few since I already have a house full of books. For the first time (for me anyway) there was a gift table where others placed gifts they had wrapped for particular people. I figured that since this is my first convention outside of Aus/NZ and I am not as well known internationally as many ...
... followed almost immediately by the Eucharist at 11.15. Then we were invited for "drinks" with the clergy. On somewhat empty stomachs, we consumed a sparkling C******nay. Then we went out for Sunday lunch. Yes, roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, what-else? I was ready for a sleep, but there was the final stretch to run!
The Canon in residence is also ...
... Kensington to visit some new museums.
I've always had great experiences on the tube. There are signs everywhere telling you exactly which lines go where, so it is super easy to navigate, and at that time of day there were hardly any crowds. I had an easy trip across town to the South Kensington stop, home of the Natural History Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum. I'd planned to go to both museums, but I went to the V&A first, and ...
... to the Quad for an early dinner with Natalie, Lauren, and Kate. Thursday nights are BBQ night at Pembroke. Meh. I had a burger, a teaspoon of potato salad, and an ice cream. Natalie wanted a veggie burger, but the Pembroke serving staff wouldn't let her have one because she didn't have a vegetarian card. The Pembroke staff can be quite prickly about their food service. But I was right behind Natalie with my GERD card, so I asked for a veggie burger. ...
... the UK. Adam and Joe argued it out for a bit, then Brook announced that we should just use the British rules and things got easier after that. But Kings isn't much fun with such a large group, especially one that is as ADD as ours was, so that didn't last long. Joe, his friend, and Anne all left around 2AM because they had early shift in the morning, and then the rest of us decided to try to go to the Purple Turtle. We walked all the way ...
Other places to stay in Oxford
Godstow Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $121
- Recommended for honeymoon couples
- We enjoyed our stay at the Oxford
Grenoble Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $107
- Useless conference facilities!
- An Administrative Nightmare
- Location Location Location
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $139
- Nice hotel
- Modern, good standard rooms
- OK but go for the Travellodge, it's cheaper!
Beaumont Street, Oxford | 5 star hotelfrom $276
- Typical Victorian hotel
- Six months' guaranteed reservation broken the day before
- Not a place to choose
Abingdon Road, Oxford | 4 star hotelfrom $163
- Not the best choice for business hotels
- Value for money
- Not worth the price or 4 stars, bad building layout, not for the less mobile..
Oxford Rd, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $110
59 Western Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $167
3 Oxford Castle, Oxford | Hotelfrom $258
- Get me out of jail quick
- Getting the old 'Ball and Chain' off to a great start!!
- The teething problems continue...
73 High Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $219
- Good choice for Oxford town centre
- Okay place to stay
- Pleasant stay again
11 - 13 Linton Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $146
Church Way, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $157
Welcome Break Service Area, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $84
180 Abingdon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $154
137 Iffley Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $86
- Didn't even stay one night
- Don't Bother its awful
92 - 94 High Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $322
- You get what you pay for
- Overpriced and disappointing
- Great place to visit your student
66a Banbury Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $211
- Beautiful Hotel
- Not for business travelers
- Great Find
82-84 Abingdon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $157
Garsington Rd, Oxford Business Park, Oxford | Hotelfrom $128
Peartree Roundabout, Oxford | 2 star hotelfrom $78
- Excellent choice
- Basic, but clean and reliable
- Great value
315 Iffley Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $156
Park End Street, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $198
- Noisy, basic, expensive but central location and clean
- Exceeded Expectations - Quite Good, Actually
- Dreadful Hotel
1 Banbury Road, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $345
- Exquisite Hotel, Impeccable Service
- A wonderful retreat, gorgeous food
Alsergrund, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $107
29-30 George Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $149
A418 Long Crendon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $87
58 St. Thomas' Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $278