Oxford from an American's Perspective June 16th 2007 Oxford June 16, 2007 We arrived in Oxford yesterday. We took a bus from the train station to our accommodations and arrived at the Acorn Guest House on Iffley Road. It seems to be the nicest B and B we’ve experienced so far; the rooms are light and clean and pleasant. We headed out right away for a bite to eat in town and a guided tour of the University, with our guide, Christine, who is ma ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Oxfordshire » Oxford Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
June 1, 2012: I am heading off to Ireland again, this time for five weeks, with a group of students from my college in Vermont. I won't have time to post a lot, and I won't repeat much info that I covered in 2009. Enjoy.
Before this year, there were three parts to this blog. In 2009, I spent three weeks (July 3 - 28) in Ireland with students from my college and my colleague, Mike. Then my family was on vacation in London through August 15. This blog's purpose was to document and share highlights and photos from this trip with friends and family.
The earlier entries are from 2007. Thi... full info