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Travel Blogs from Cambridge
Today was our first (and only) day without cycling. After a late breakfast we set about the job of sight seeing in Ely. It is a lovely city with much to explore and we wiled away most of the day walking about the city and paying homage at Cromwell's House and also visiting the Ely museum.
The Riverside Inn is definitely ...
... Today the banks holding the water are some 5 metres above the surrounding countryside.
From about the midway point of the ride we were able to see Ely cathedral in the distance, some 15-20 miles away. At least it gave us a view of pour ed point even though it didn't seem to be getting any closer for quite a while. The last pat of the journey meant the we needed to head back south eastwards across the fens to Ely, right into the teeth ...
... it was much different than London. I know I've said that a lot recently but everytime you go from insanely busy city to peaceful town, it's different! We walked through very, very old streets of Cambridge. The university is the 2nd oldest in the United Kingdom and that is probably why we didn't see the scores of tour buses invade Cambridge. We finally found Churchill college and my heart nearly came out of my chest. To say I was nervous (but more excited) was ...
Cycling around Sanur in Bali on hire bikes from our hotel
Catching a glimpse of the Opera House and Harbour Bridge from the park near our apartment every time we caught the bus to Bondi beach
Waking up for the first time in Cape Town and feeling excited to be on a new continent
Chopping up a sheep at Shamwari, ready to feed to the lions and leopards at Born Free
Talking book recommendations with Maureen
... and then had dinner at Burger king. The veggie wrap and the veggie burger was really good, Our halt at night was Srikanta's friends (Ramesh and Radha) house at South Wimbeldon. We also met their kids Keshav (6yrs) and Raghav (3yrs).
Our first stop at London was the London eye. Here are some details about london eye from wikipedia. The London Eye is a giant Ferris wheel situated on the ...