The Pear Tree at Purton
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... had come to her room at 2AM because they'd locked themselves out of their room, even though they are supposed to be in for the night by midnight. Once the office was open the porters emailed us footage from the College CCTV of the girls letting boys into their building at 2AM, and the boys sneaking out to get Kabob Truck food at 1:30AM. And one of the boys was even cheeky enough to sleep in today and miss his major this morning. So our morning started ...
... long after we have checked in the clouds have settled in and the rain that had been threatening all day, finally arrives. Oh well, the hotel is very comfortable, warm and well equipped with coffee and dinner options.
Besides, which the hotel has a good Wifi connection, so we are able to catch up with our blog and add more photos.
Today 67.8 km. Total 460.0 ...
... the sports cars and mustangs. An odd juxtaposition of young and old. Tons of people were out and about enjoying the grounds – obviously the thing to do on a lovely day in England.
We played rounders and then tootled off to see an interesting Andy Warhol exhibit of important Jews, with Sigmund Freud, Marx Brothers, Einstein, Gertrude Stein amongst others getting his colourful silk screen effects.
We wandered around the manor house ...
Arrived home early Tues am from a trip of a lifetime.
What an awesome experience, seen and did so much is such a short space of time,
glad I have the pictures to look back on to remember it all.
Was a whistle stop tour of 5 countries in 31 days, where I travel led 47,000 miles including 9 flights, 3 ferry ...
... so I'll post a few pictures of the college and add some more details about the day tomorrow. Overall, the girls and I had a great day exploring Oxford (along with countless other tourists and students), eating our first meal at a traditional pub (food, pretty decent..service..eh..), and laughing the night away, making fun of our stupid American mistakes we've made throughout the afternoon. Looking forward to the rest of the group arriving tomorrow and continuing our ...
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