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... and Matthew were welcoming and had a meal ready for me. Meg went mad jumping around. Jess opened one eye and went back to sleep again.
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And now it's a week later. I have deliberately left off completing my blog because I wanted time to get back and assimilate and ponder.
MORE LATER - HAVE TO LEAVE TRAIN
So, I thought I would begin the adventure from home and show the run up to our adventure as well as some of the problems we face (& overcome!) Packing has to be one of the most stressful stages of this process. How do I possibly fit my wardrobe in a 45 litre rucksack?! Choosing my rucksack was a lengthy process that resulted in the purchase of my Berghaus 45 litre + ...
Nice day out, caught the train to Cambridge from London, sun was shining, hard to believe, and caught a punt up the river behind all the unis. Really pretty and relaxing. Only thing that could have improved it would be an esky of bubbles and some cheese and bickies, oh yes, and some fun ...
... having the satisfaction of splatting it on the ceiling later
Visiting the Blue Mountains with Maureen and Brian
Getting upgraded to the club section at our hotel in Bali, the Puri Santrian
Trying not to cry when we lose sight of the Harbour Bridge and Opera House for the last time on our last day in Sydney
Being woken up in the early hours by the zebra chomping the grass outside our room at Shamwari
Seeing all the beautiful ...
... the stupid big suitcase upstairs - in any case the bathroom is downstairs, so it made just as much sense to leave it occupying half the sitting room downstairs and just take from it what I needed. The house is full of lovely things - gorgeous art works and bits and pieces, and every space in between entirely filled with the most amazing orchids - literally every corner is filled with a spray of wonderful flowers - even the bench in the bedroom ...
Other places to stay in Cambridge
Downing Street, Cambridge | 4 star hotelfrom $192
- Excellent Hotel
- Another mediocre experience
- Consistently very good
Lakeview Bridge Road, Cambridge | 2 star hotelfrom $124
- Good Holiday Inn
- Very good hotel with excellent service
- Clean, modern, spacious and functional.
Granta Place, Mill Lane, Cambridge | 4 star hotelfrom $179
- This never happens!!
- Very good, but book ahead
- A very pleasant stay
Regent Street, Cambridge | 4 star hotelfrom $131
- Great location, comfortable room, needs redecoration with taste!
- Needs TLC
15 - 17 Coldham Business Park, Cambridge | 2 star hotelfrom $106
Gonville Place, Cambridge | 3 star hotelfrom $197
Trumpington Street, Cambridge | 3 star hotelfrom $147
Chesterton Road, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $168
- Enjoyable weekend
- Nice hotel in a lovely city!
Whitehouse Lane, Cambridge | 4 star hotelfrom $177
- Pricey...but worth it!
- Only suitable for business clients
Cambridge Leisure Park, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $83
Cambridge Services, A14-Junction 28, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $75
Ring Fort Road, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $111
Trumpington Street, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $245
156 Chesterton Rd, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $76
196 Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $165
63/71 Hills Road, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $147
41 Regent Street, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $183
Station Road, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $95
A11/A1307 Fourwentways, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $63
53 Lensfield Rd, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $142
167 - 169 Hills Rd, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $110
74 Chesterton Road, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $116
365 Milton Road, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $113
627-631 Newmarket Road, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $81
144 - 146 Tenison Road, Cambridge | Hotelfrom $91