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On a hot summer’s day

So it’s the hottest day of the year, with temperatures expected to reach up to 39 degrees centigrade. You are staying just outside the studious city of Cambridge (the British original, not the Massachusetts one, even though that’s equally studious) and have got up early for a visit of the renowned university town. What to do?

Maybe first pick up as much cool as you can in the centrally located Great St Mary’s Church before venturing into the heat...

Then take a walk through Senate House Passage to see the punters on the River Cam ...

... and admire St. John’s College from a distance ...

... before returning past Trinity Hall and Clare College to head towards that most famous of colleges.

There it looms beyond the fence... King’s College, with its famed chapel, both architectonically and acoustically.

So where now in this sweltering heat? Why not spend the afternoon in the wealthy realms of the Fitzwilliam Museum, filled with treasures from pharaos to much more recent royalty.

You need a cool drink after all that before returning ‘home’ for perhaps a bit of romance. Or have you become too old for this, especially in these temperatures? Fear not! In Cambridge, there is always help around the corner...

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Mattijs Diepraam https://www.instagram.com/mdiepraam/ #places #cambridge #england #britain #city #cityglimpses

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