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  • Day21

    Oxford

    August 21, 2015 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 21 °C

    Did a day trip to Oxford. What a lovely town (full of (mostly) poor students (some, the children of super wealthy families) living in overpriced, but very pretty, accommodation)!

    I did a walking tour to learn a bit about the history, and saw a lot of pretty buildings, including the inside of a few colleges (each is almost a self contained university, walled off from the outside). Included the place/story where/how Lewis Carroll came up with Alice in Wonderland, and afterwards I had a pint in the pub where CS Lewis and Tolkien met for their weekly writing club.
    There was also the largest single-room book collection and (although I didn't get to see it), there are multiple miles of library tunnels full of books connecting some of the main buildings.
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