Thursday, May 23, 2013

Farewell Dinner in Cambridge


After taking the train from King's Cross, we spent our final day together, in Cambridge
Homerton College of Education, Cambridge University -- Lunch in the Great Hall

 Farmers Market backed by King's College
 Medieval stained glass, many centuries old -- survived the bombings of WWII (packed away in safety and re-installed after Armistice)

Rubens' "Adoration of the Magi" altarpiece
 Looking toward the rear of the church
 Can you say "fan vaulting"?

 King's College courtyard.
 Cambridge University's answer to "The Wall"

Punts on the Cam, in the rain
 Pub where Watson and Crick announced the structure of DNA

At the Eagle & Child, Oxford

Literature discussion of the Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe in the pub where C.S. Lewis and Tolkien meet for weekly discussions.

Roald Dahl Museum

Our day in Great Missenden