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    • alectrevor's Profile Photo

      Time to walk to high force waterfall

      Durham Oct 22, 2016 at 3:32 AM

      Is two hours enough time to walk from main road to High Force waterfall and back,?

    • Canterbury coach station to Northern France

      Canterbury Oct 10, 2016 at 12:18 AM

      Which places in Northern France can you get to from Canterbury coach station ?
      Which coach companies operate there ?

    • heathrow to reading

      London Oct 5, 2016 at 2:54 PM

      1. how do I travel heathrow to reading.
      2. is there sightseeing companies from reading to london and back to Reading
      3. what hotel you would recommend in Reading. 4* +

    • Heathrow transit

      Heathrow 14 hours ago

      My wife is due to transit heathrow airport when she flies from Moscow to Shannon. Is there a border control between terminal 5 and terminal 2. I understand from the UK government website that a transit visa is not required if passengers do not pass through border control. However, British Airways insist that a transit visa is required. She will have bags checked to final destination in Moscow, so she expects to make a direct airside transit. Can you enlighten me please?
      Kind regards, David.

    • Stansted to London, sightseeing 2-4-1, London to Luton airport

      London Oct 15, 2016 at 12:58 PM


      We (1 adult and another 20 year student from EU ) are staying in London for last 7 days of January 2017, hotel is near Paddington station.

      Now I am looking for best transfer between airports, transportation in London city, to WB Studio London (Euston -> Watford Junction), journey to Oxford or maybe somewhere else and sightseeing (free museums and 2-4-1 offers.)

      Our Ryanair flight lands to Stansted on 25th January (Wed) 7.30am, and we fly back from Luton on January 31th 16:30 (Tue). So I'd like some advice on these things:

      1. How much time will we need in Stansted when we arrive to go from the plane to shuttle stop (bus or train)? Considering queues, passport checking (we are from EU), is airport very busy in these morning hours? Coach companies recommend to leave 1 hour, will it be enough? For example, in Paris Beauvais airport walking from plane to shuttle bus took us less than 10min, but France is in Schengen Area, and UK not :/.

      2. And flying back, it is recommended to be in Luton airport 2 hours before flight. With construction works going on in Luton, will it be enough? I read about huge traffic congestion to enter airport teritory and people leaving vehicles and going on foot miles not to miss the flight and some missing it. Can I trust coach companies written arrival time, will traffic situation be better in January? Or shortly, what time should I be in Luton airport, if Ryanair flight is 16:30.

      Now coaches and trains

      3. Infamous Easybus. In their website, I even found tickets for ~ 2-3~4£ (for two persons to and back it was around 12£ - similar to single shuttle ticket price) and 60min early/late availibility to board a coach. But do there exist people who were satisfied with Easybus services (whose bus came on time or just came, not full, and didn't have to take taxi to Airport). I heard that Easybus sell tickets to National express coaches, but the price is really lower than National Express. Do National Express tickets buyers have priority or something to Easybus buyers when bus arrives? (If arrives :D). Is there someone who had good experience with easy bus?

      4. National Express. I found "funny fares" from Stansted for £5 but if I correctly understand if we are late or early due to flight, we couldn't take other bus. (+£5 for ability to have flexible times makes me want to use Stansted Express train advance tickets for £8 (available 30days before). Stansted express ticket is available that day all hours?).

      National Express tickets from London to Luton airport on January 31 are for 12-13 pounds which are not very tempting. And these amendable but not refundable tickets, you have to amend the hour of travelling online in the website, you can't just board other bus which arrived in the place? Or what? How is National Express reliability?

      5. I saw Stansted Citylink to St. Pancras (£8) and Greenline to Luton (£10) coaches. Do they have flexible times, if we are late/early? And reliability? (Terravision resells these tickets as Easybus does with National Express :D)

      6. And lastly, I'd very much like a train to Luton airport. As we'll live in Paddington neighbourhood, I think to depart from St Pancras railway station. I saw that there are different train companies (Thameslink and East Midlands). Which would be better? Will we have to be on exact hour, or will ticket be valid all day (like Stansted express train)? And there is a bus from Luton railway station parkway to Luton airport, how long does it take, I hope it won't make us late to the flight if there is traffic congestion :(. I searched for train prices in this website: https:/… It now says £15,50 for a single ticket, but 12 weeks before journey there will be cheaper advance tickets. Does anyone know how much advance train tickets to Luton will be cheaper? And will they be tied to exact hour and minute or could I choose a time to board the train myself? I couldn't find this to make comparison to other means of transport.

      7. When I'll get to central London, I plan to buy 7day paper travelcard 1-2 zone from railway station to use 2-4-1 offers. But if I had Stansted express and train to Luton tickets, they would qualify for 2-4-1, right? So maybe 7day travelcard loaded on Oyster card would be better planning to go Watford Junction (WB Studio London). I guess I'll go there on Saturday to avoid peak/off peak pricing. How long before does WB announce their tickets, it's not available yet. P.S. I read about cheap decoy train tickets, but maybe I'll do without them.

      8. Living near Paddington, what attractions I could reach on foot and how much time it would take in realistic thinking? We don't have problem with walking, but if raining prefer not to get much wet :D. So transport card will be needed.

      9. From 2-4-1 offers my favourites are Tower of London and London Zoo. P.S. How is London Zoo in winter, are all animals available to see? What else are worth of visiting (not tourist rip-offs) from offers? I am planning to visit Natural History, British, Science, V&A, National Gallery museums and to escape possible bad weather. How queues to the museums will be in late January. :)

      So my main question is: what is the best budget- wise transport from Stansted and after seven days to Luton airport? The one reliable which won't make us miss our flight . And which hour to choose according to flight times?

      P.S. Sorry for such a long post, I just had to put my thoughts into written words. And thanks very much for your answers.

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      Car Hire UK Avis or Hertz

      England 6 hours ago

      We are touring around the UK and plan on hiring a small car. We have narrowed our search down to either Avis or Hertz. Does anyone have any experience with either of these?
      We plan to pick up from York and drop off at Dover.
      Thank you

    • Transit visa?

      Heathrow Sep 24, 2016 at 3:21 PM

      Hi, I'm traveling from Finaldn to India and having a Transit in Heathrow. I have been trying to understand do i need a transit visa or not, but seems difficult to actually understand that. I have a transit where is need to change terminal, from terminal 3 to terminal 4. I have bought the ticket under the same number, so should be a need to leave the airport, besides the transit. I'm nepalese. So any experience or help, what kind of visa do i need?

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      Taxi from Moreton in marsh to Chipping Campden

      Chipping Campden Sep 27, 2016 at 10:53 AM

      Does twenty pounds sound reasonable? And yes I have the links to the taxis already but they seem to be connected.

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      Is it allowed and possible to bring big luggage on our rail trip to Edinburgh from London?

      London Oct 16, 2016 at 3:07 AM

      We are planning to visit Scotland from London this coming December 2016. My itinerary will be start in London on my first arrival, then on the 3rd day, I'm planning to go to Edinburgh by train for 5-6 days and I'm just wondering if is it possible to bring my big luggage about 24" and cabin luggage with me in the train to Edinburgh? or should I just leave the big luggage in the left luggage in London station? since this is my first visit to UK and Scotland, so it would be so appreciated if anyone can give us advise or suggestion for this matter. Thank you so much for your help.

    • Transport from Airport

      London Oct 17, 2016 at 11:49 PM

      Hi All,

      Wondering the best(cheapest and easiest) way of getting from Heathrow Airport to our Hotel in London?

      We will be arriving at 6pm on Boxing Day too if that effects anything..


    • Travelling to Welling, UK from which London airport

      London Oct 7, 2016 at 2:52 AM

      I am travelling to Welling, London in Jan 2017 from Dublin with family. I would like to know from which London airport, I could catch a direct train to Welling train station, if this option is available.

      Otherwise what are my options?

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      transport between Heathrow and Cornwall

      England Sep 29, 2016 at 9:55 PM

      Besides driving, what are some good ways to get from Heathrow to Zennor in Cornwall?

    • wmeylia75's Profile Photo

      Which 3 or 4 stars hotel nearby Kings Cross Station?

      London Oct 19, 2016 at 6:59 AM

      Hi, I need some advises for hotels nearby Kings Cross station that is clean, quite new but reasonable price and reachable by walk distance to Kings Cross station, and if possible with luggage storage facilities.
      Is The Nadler Kensington / Nadler Victoria hotel quite close to Kings Cross train station?
      Thank you beforehand for your help.

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      Where to drop hire car traveling Dover to St Pancras station

      England Yesterday

      Hello All, We are touring around the UK with a hire car and would like to see Dover. We will then be traveling to Paris via Eurostar from St Pancras. Can you please suggest drop off locations (outside congestion zone) for our hire car to get back to St Pancras via train. Will most likely be hiring a car with Hertz. Thanks





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      Good London areas to stay for vacation?

      London Sep 24, 2016 at 11:51 PM

      Hi! I am going to London in middle novemberfor a 4-night stay with a friend. I need advice as to where in London to book a hotel. Ideally I would like some place centrally located, with plenty of good budget restaurants, clothes stores, book stores, cafés and parks. I am not going to any of the big attractions such as Buckingham palace or Madame Tussauds, so proximity to tourist attractions is of non value. I want nice relaxed atmoshere, a safe neighbourhood and plenty of people-gazing opportunities. Also, if there are any places known for great Pokemon-spawns, thats a plus!

      Is Soho good? Regents park?
      Please help! /Maline

    • Walking in Cambridge at late hours

      by KarineAbe Online Now Sep 30, 2015 at 2:05 PM

      Hi, I would like to know if its ok to walk home at about 11:30pm after work. I'll work in my college and the apartment is 5-6 minutes away, but I still worried. The apartment is on Victoria Road. I think the area is well lit, but I haven't been there at 11pm, so I don't know if its safe.

      9 Answers May 27, 2016 at 1:51 AM
    • Restaurant advice!

      by SXgirl Online Now Mar 17, 2015 at 8:09 AM

      Hi, I'm looking to book somewhere for a Saturday night for 6 people to celebrate my husbands 50thbirthday. Really good food and atmosphere is important. I wondered if any locals could help? There is a place that looks like they do good steaks with a rooftop bar, but it's attached to a hotel, not normally a recipe for plenty of life! Have looked at Cotto's website but lack of wine prices scares me. I've seen somewhere called Cau, doesn't look overly special but maybe someone could tell me different? Would appreciate ideas, thankyou

      3 Answers Jun 16, 2015 at 3:07 AM
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      Kings College Choir

      by songlines Online Now Jan 26, 2014 at 1:03 PM

      Any idea if there are any concerts on in Cambridge, I love to hear the Kings College choir sing, but will only be in Cambridge from Wednesday next week, the 29th of January for a few days - it's a long shot I suppose.
      Many thanks

      4 Answers Jan 27, 2014 at 3:33 AM
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      What to do Cambridge after 5pm in January

      by Boohawk13 Online Now Jan 18, 2014 at 1:17 PM

      I will be in Cambridge on business the last week of January. So only able to do any tourist stuff after 5pm - which I assume is mostly after dark in January. Are there any touristy things that I can do? I'm not a nightlife person really looking for more history or museum type things.

      5 Answers Jan 27, 2014 at 4:32 AM
    • Heathrow airport, London to Hinxton, UK

      by larrowchis Online Now Jan 15, 2014 at 9:40 AM

      What's the best way to get from Heathrow Airport, London to Hinxton near Cambridge, UK?

      4 Answers Jan 15, 2014 at 12:08 PM
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      Which bus to take?

      by christine.j Online Now Jul 17, 2011 at 3:25 AM

      I've been to Cambridge so often that I thought I'd know my way around. But usually I walked or took a bus from the railway station to the centre, quite easy.
      This time we're travelling with a baby and the weather forecast predicts a mixture of light rain and heavy rain. I've tried finding the right bus for us on the Cambridgeshire Transport website, but no luck. I suppose I'm too stupid to find it, so I thought I'd come here and ask you.

      We have to get from the train station to our B&B in Milton Road. Is it Citibus 4? Or any other bus? I haven't been able to find a page showing all the stops.

      We cannot take a taxi because they don't have baby seats, so it's either walking or buses.

      Thank you for your help.

      10 Answers Oct 7, 2011 at 9:49 AM
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      What to do for 5 hours in Cambridge?

      by boocik04 Online Now Oct 4, 2010 at 11:33 PM

      Dear VTers,

      I'll be in transit at Stansted airport for 10 hours and someone recommended going to Cambridge.

      May I know of any interesting places to visit other than the colleges and universities for about 5 - 6 hours of visit?

      Thank you for all your replies.

      6 Answers Oct 5, 2010 at 7:44 AM
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      Cambridge Accommodation

      by lifeisatrip Online Now Jul 2, 2010 at 12:29 AM

      Has anyone out there stayed in De Vere University Arms Hotel? I can see that it's coveniently located near the train station, but is it also convenient to the other sights, i.e River Cam (punt), Queen's, King's University, etc?

      If anyone can suggest a hotel/accommodation that is in the city center and is affordable, I'd certainly appreciate it. BTW, it's for this Sunday night.


      12 Answers Jun 15, 2015 at 8:55 AM
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      Heathrow - Cambridge

      by AbuDhabi Online Now Apr 23, 2010 at 1:47 PM

      Greetings Everyone,

      I'll be arriving to London Heathrow Airport T4 on Tuesday morning. I want to take the rail to Cambridge. How I can reach to King's Cross station from T4? I'll be carrying a med-sized bag on arrival, can I carry it easily with me? Or can I check it in the train to Cambridge? Can I use my Oyster card to get the ticket to Cambridge?

      Thanks Ahead.

      9 Answers Apr 24, 2010 at 10:41 PM
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      Cheep accomodation in Cambridge

      by smartshalabh Online Now Oct 13, 2009 at 12:17 AM

      Can you please suggest a budget / cheep accomodation for 2 adult will be travelling to cambridge on 18th Oct for 14 days, a lodge or sharing arrangement will do.. and also prefered location will be near to
      Hills Road,Cambridge,CB1 2EU
      so that we can walk to this place easily,

      Thanks alot in advance for your help, will be looking for quick response from travel experts at VT,


      3 Answers Jun 16, 2015 at 3:07 AM
    • Travel from Cambridge to Ely Cathederal by bus

      by ilanka Online Now Jun 12, 2009 at 6:41 AM

      How can I travel from cambridge to Ely cathederal on a bus and back, or should I use the train?

      4 Answers Jun 17, 2015 at 12:10 AM
    • Oxford and Cambridge one-night side-trips from London

      by frodriguez Online Now Mar 24, 2009 at 6:08 PM

      I'm planning a one-night stay in both oxford and cambridge as side-trips for a London visit. Is a one-night stay enough to gain a decent appreciation of each town? Or would I be better off canceling one side-trip and extending my stay at the other town?

      7 Answers Mar 26, 2009 at 12:40 AM
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      does college really close between mid april - mid June?

      by 9tigers Online Now Jan 9, 2009 at 6:18 AM

      I read in my lonely planet book that during this time the college is closed, we are arriving london april 25th, does it mean it is best to visit cambridge some other time?


      1 Answer Jan 9, 2009 at 8:03 AM
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      Pan Asian Dining Room

      by doofus Online Now Dec 22, 2008 at 8:18 AM

      This restaurant has been recommended to me. I was wondering if anyone has been there and could comment please. I understand that it is a new restaurant.

      Thanks in advance for any help.

      5 Answers Dec 25, 2008 at 5:49 AM
    • Breakfast in Cambridge

      by PatSteffen Online Now Nov 5, 2008 at 12:01 AM

      Hi all,
      we´ll be arriving in Cambridge at about 8 a.m. on a friday.
      As we are a group of 10, does anyone can give me a suggestion, where to grab a bite and a coffee ?

      Thanks a lot !

      2 Answers Nov 5, 2008 at 8:54 AM
    • cambridge in last week of october

      by Online Now Oct 23, 2008 at 5:05 AM

      i am visiting cambridge from 25 october to 1st nov,2008 with my 4 years old daughter
      i wanted to know what warm clothing is required in this time of the year
      also few names of interesting cafes,restaurants and things one can do with a 4 year old ?
      is punting a possibility in this month?
      also some indoor activities to do with a child?

      any help would be appreciated!



      1 Answer Oct 23, 2008 at 2:33 PM
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      Cambridge - Sightseeing, food & Travelling...

      by STEFZAMM Online Now Oct 6, 2008 at 12:46 AM

      I will be visiting Cambridge just for one day.
      I was planning to take a sightseeing hop on / hop off tour bus so I can see more of this city and punt along river cam. Do you think this is a good plan for one day in Cambridge or perhaps someone suggests other things?

      Would love to have dinner in a local restaurant - think I'd go for The Eagle, any other suggestions?

      The next day I will be travelling to London, so far I know I have to leave Cambridge by train and stop at Kings Cross in London ... can someone please forward a link to the railway station website. I will be staying at the Ashley Hotel, 74 Chesterton Road, Cambridge, CB4 1ER where I believe is best to take a taxi from the hotel to the railway station.

      Any suggestions for a lovely day in Cambridge are most welcome.


      2 Answers Oct 6, 2008 at 8:54 AM
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      eating in cambridge?

      by romebound Online Now Sep 16, 2008 at 10:42 AM

      hi, i'll be in cambridge for a day and wondered about a cheap but yummy (and local fav) places to eat for lunch & perhaps tea/dinner. any suggestions? thanks!

      3 Answers Sep 17, 2008 at 12:31 AM
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      Train to Cambridge from London King's Cross station

      by techants Online Now Jul 19, 2008 at 8:31 AM

      I am planning to take a train from London King's Cross station to come Cambridge. I was buying the ticket from site and was given two types of tickets - Standard and First class with 10 pounds price difference. If first class provides great comfort, I would go for that. Any word on this? Or there is not much difference. Please advise.

      5 Answers Jul 20, 2008 at 5:57 AM
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      Couple and teenage son looking for accomodations July 7-12

      by farmhouse41 Online Now May 28, 2008 at 5:41 AM

      Hi, we're an American family of musicians (keyboard, voice) coming to Cambridge after playing silent film music in Bologna and looking for an inexpensive place to stay, or a famiy we could stay with and make some music! We know tons of show tunes, folk songs, and perform all over the US for silent films, you will be well entertained...

      We love the UK haven't been in 10 years, are tightening our belts with the ridiculous dollar exchange (lucky you! come visit!) and hope we can make some new friends this time around.

      Thanks so much
      Donald Sosin
      Lakeville Connecticut
      dsosin at comcast dot net

      3 Answers May 28, 2008 at 11:00 PM
    • American Military Cemetary Cambridge

      by Cmorris Online Now Mar 26, 2008 at 6:45 PM

      What train or transportation type do you recommend taking from downtown London to the American Military Cemetary just outside Cambridge? Please indicate travel time, and costs if known. What are the operating hours of the cemetary on Monday or Tuesday during the week.
      Thank you

      2 Answers Mar 26, 2008 at 8:46 PM
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      bridge of sighs

      by mkvalya Online Now Feb 22, 2008 at 12:21 PM

      the only way to see the bridge of sighs is entering saint john's college paying the ticket or is it possible to see it also from a part (street, other bridge etc...) of the city?


      6 Answers Mar 5, 2008 at 1:31 AM
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      help and info for cambridge in april

      by mkvalya Online Now Feb 22, 2008 at 12:19 PM

      i'll be in cambridge the 12 of april, from about 4pm to the night.
      is it true that king's college chapel close at 4? :-(

      any suggestion for dinner?

      is eagle pub ok or too expensive? any other suggestion?

      parking in lion yard is very difficult on saturday at that hour?
      thanks to all

      8 Answers Mar 4, 2008 at 8:20 AM
    • mkvalya's Profile Photo

      Great Shelford

      by mkvalya Online Now Feb 22, 2008 at 11:27 AM

      do you know this village? is it safe?
      is it far from cambridge by car?
      coming from this village which is the best parking in central cambridge?
      thanks to all

      7 Answers Mar 4, 2008 at 8:19 AM
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      Rail station to centre of town

      by doofus Online Now Nov 26, 2007 at 6:00 AM

      I was just wondering how easy or difficult it is to get to the centre of town etc from the railway station.

      Is it really near and walkable?

      5 Answers Mar 4, 2008 at 1:05 AM
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      How can I meet you ????

      by alivan Online Now Apr 30, 2007 at 10:20 AM

      I want to meet people who can show us the best of Cambridge. We want to know about the life style of this town. We are going to go there in september and we want to know about places to go, restaurants, shops, pubs, maybe some traditional food.... Are there some pub with live music?? We love life music!!!!!!!!!!!
      We want to enjoy this town, Explain us all that you think could be interesting.
      Many thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


      2 Answers Mar 4, 2008 at 1:08 AM
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      Sunday Bus or train from Cambridge to Heathrow

      by AnnieG. Online Now Feb 21, 2007 at 11:14 AM

      Hi. I looked on the Natl. Express site for fares from Cambridge to Heathrow on Sunday, May 13, as we have a 5pm plane to catch. The site gives fares, then says they're only good Mon-Thurs., leading me to believe those busses don't travel on Sunday, but an email from them says they do. Anyone know:
      a) if Natl. Express bus (coach, they're called) does run on Sunday from Cambridge to Heathrow, in time for us to catch 5pm flight? And Sunday fare?
      b) if there's a TRAIN that might be faster? (And where it goes, and connections to Heathrow?)
      c) Anyone who lives in Cambridge up for putting a middle-aged couple up for the night of May 12? (Just thought I'd ask!)

      3 Answers Feb 21, 2007 at 12:41 PM
    • we are looking for flat for summer 2007

      by ulkufatos Online Now Feb 17, 2007 at 12:02 PM

      Me and my friend looking for accommodation in Cambridge to stay from 1st of July until 31th of August (just for 2 months). We are both,20 years old, responsive and tidy Cypriot girls. I am studying in the UK now and I want to come Cambridge in order to work in a travel agent. My friend, she is in Cyprus now and she applied for summer English course in Cambridge. We really need to arrange our accommodation as soon as possible.. specially we are looking for cheap flats in a safe area. it could be home share as well. preferably all bills included except telephone.
      Hope to here from you soon..

    • Lessons & Carols - King's College

      by Nickelplate1946 Online Now Sep 10, 2006 at 8:33 AM

      Does anyone have advice about when/where to join the line to gain entrance to the chapel for Lessons and Carols? Are there public facilities nearby? Three of us are traveling from the USA for this marvelous event. Even leaning up against the wall on the outside will make it worthwhile, but would prefer to get in!

      2 Answers Oct 6, 2006 at 3:17 AM
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      Sights in Cambridge

      by Natalya2006 Online Now Aug 10, 2006 at 12:15 AM

      My daughter and me will be in Cambridge in August 24-26. What is interesting and worth to see?
      Thanks in advance.

      5 Answers Oct 11, 2006 at 10:16 PM