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... on what to see and do around town, and ended up on a little circular drive in the country to a few nearby towns.
The first town we entered is called Much Wenlok. This is a small medieval village which was a town on the trade route between Wales, the midlands and London. In 1550 with the introduction of stage coaches on this route, Much Wenlock became an important stagging post. Some of the buildings in town date back to the ...
... different mythological creatures, bird heads, and untranslatable symbolism.
Most amazing of all was to stand at the base of a yew tree, whose trunk was 7 feet in diameter, that predates the church and to think of the many people, young and old, pagan and believer, who had stood in the same place for hundreds of years prior. We just don't have history like that in America.
The rest of the afternoon I explored downtown Oxford with ...
... and turning my bike around.
"No worries" I told myself, "I will take the main street instead". To my shock the road was closed half way through to all traffic. The sidewalk looked high and dry enough to ignore the warning but even in that I was mistaken. Not long I was feeling less like land biking and more like water biking ...
... on the floor and directed from there, because there was nowhere to stand. When a cappella finished Philosophy Will gave me a shout-out before the next act - he said that if everyone liked the a cappella there was one person who made it happen and didn't get a lot of credit, and then he called my name and made me stand up and wave. It totally took me by surprise, but the students all applauded me and the a cappella kids called out ...
... city of dreaming spires", and old city.
Oxford is very beautiful, what I like most of Oxford is the University of Oxford.
I used to get the bus for to go in all places of Oxford.
I have liked to know about Oxford, I would repeat!