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... everywhere (I have been sore for the last 3 days)
-the sun rises at 8 and sets at 430 which makes for a very short day to cram stuff into
So far, we have just started getting the lay of the land. We have walked around Oxford and gotten somewhat acquainted with our living quarters. Yesterday, we took a walk around Port Meadow which was absolutely gorgeous. We have been spoiled with the ...
... Christ Church College meadows which were absolutely beautiful and are adjacent to the college proper. We then moved on in a slightly roundabout route back to the hotel as I had found another college which was open to the public at that time and free to get in too. So we got to Worcester College about ten minutes later but found we were only allowed access to the grounds so we took advantage of that anyway and I am so pleased we did as they were absolutely gorgeous! There's a large ...
... because he'll be around campus working. Then Adam and Joe went off to bed, and I said good night to Tom and we agreed to meet up tomorrow for proper goodbyes.
So many goodbyes. I can't believe the program is really ending. It stills feel like only last week we all just happened to meet at The Bear. The program went so fast this year, much faster than last year, and I'm not sure why. Still, I love it and I love these people. Hopefully the next year goes equally as fast.
... and are probably one of the weirdest candies I've ever had. They are shaped like little flying saucers, and the outside is like a wafer (Catholics - imagine the consistency of a communion Host). But as you chew the saucers, suddenly it changes from a wafer into this sweet gooey yumminess, almost like a watery Starburst.
After the bop we all pitched in to clean up the Catholic Chaplaincy, which was a disaster area. I spent a good 15 ...
... residents of Pembroke across town to the Sheldonian Theatre. It went quite smoothly, actually. At first I was worried because we arrived at 9AM but it was taking a long time to seat the kids, but then it turned out that Jim was running a bit late anyway so it all worked out. The Sheldonian is always impressive, and the kids were very attentive. The teachers were so awesome this year with their introductions! They were funny but informative and ...
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!
Brentwood/Opryland, Oxford | 5 star hotelfrom $163
- 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
Hinksey Hill, Oxford | 3 star hotelfrom $133
29-30 George Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $149
A418 Long Crendon Road, Oxford | Hotelfrom $87
58 St. Thomas' Street, Oxford | Hotelfrom $278