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One of the most recognisable structures on the Cam, Queens’ College bridge was originally built in 1749 by James Essex the Younger. Since then it has been rebuilt twice to the original design of William Etheridge, once in 1866 and again in 1905. In 1866 the bridge deck was changed from a stepped design to [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Nov 22nd 2017

Known as ‘Little Germany’ where Cambridge scholars debated the works of Martin Luther in the Early sixteenth century.
A birthplace of the reformation in England.

15 Comments CherryPie on Nov 21st 2017

The second-oldest building in Cambridge, The Round Church was built around 1130 and is one of only four round churches in the country.
Officially named The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Cambridge, it is thought to be architecturally inspired by the rotunda in the church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Since 1994 there have been [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Nov 17th 2017

After breakfast we loaded the car and made our way to reception to settle the bill. As we suspected they had added the Champagne to the bill twice although it was shown in two different ways so we nearly missed it. It took the staff some time to figure out what was amiss but they [...]

24 Comments CherryPie on Nov 15th 2017

After a good nights sleep we made our way across the courtyard to the breakfast room. The food options were extensive and the quality of the breakfast was fine but the service was disorganised.  We were given the cooked breakfast menu to peruse and the waiter came back very quickly by which time Mr C [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Nov 14th 2017

Despite good intentions we set off on our journey to Cambridge later than intended. This meant we had to break for lunch on the motorway. The services in that part of the world are limited so we opted for a sandwich in Greggs.
We arrived at the hotel at 13.30 to find that our room was [...]

16 Comments CherryPie on Nov 13th 2017

Spiritual success comes by understanding the mystery of life; and by looking on all things cheerfully and courageously, realizing that events proceed according to a beautiful, divine plan.
Paramahansa Yoganada

8 Comments CherryPie on Nov 12th 2017

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