We basically had one evening and then we spent the
following morning touring the town by both
double-decker bus and on foot.
as we had been to Oxford years ago.
Some as as small as a single building….and then
quality of some of these shots. I only had my phone
camera during this day.
and took over a century to complete. It is the
largest fan built ceiling in the world and features
original medieval stained glass.
service, A Festival of Nine Lessons,
Can you imagine how beautiful it must be when
all of these are lit?
is by Rubens, and hangs at the altarpiece of the Chapel.
21 May 1471. He had inherited two great
kingdoms (England and France) from his father,
and lost them both.
Henry VIII, to achieve the final,
spectacular completion to the Chapel.
pictures of unique rooflines or buildings which
stood out from the others.
ever heard of the expression “pub crawl” this
is the street that that term originated,
used to feature a race, where one had to visit
all 19 pubs along this street, down a pint of beer -
and continue on until the end without going to the
bathroom. Some said that participants would
literally be “crawling” to the finish line.
rejuvenation in 1982.
The record is 14 minutes and 5 seconds.
These small cobblestoned streets were the norm.
Good thing I didn’t have on my high-heeled boots.
at the end of King’s Street. LOL
Built in 1746 by the Mathematical Department.
It is constructed in complete without the use of
nails or other hardware.
The above, Clair Bridge, is the oldest – built in 1640.
our list of “Must See” stops was not so much the
town, the college or the Cathedral -
although they were very enjoyable.
Rather, we felt is was our American duty to pay
our respects at the Cambridge American Cemetery
a few miles outside of City.
cemeteries, which features the remains of
3,812 fallen Americans heroes who
died during WWII.
the Tablets of the Missing.
feelings that pass through you when you take
in the 30.5 pristine acres.
as he walked around the cemetary.
Next time, we’ll head over to Hampton Court.
If you have missed the other posts on our England trip,
you can tour Hever Castle (Anne Boleyn’s Home)
and also, our trip to Tonbridge, England HERE.
FEB 7th – Get your Nature on!