Cambridge City 
POPPIES!  They're everywhere along the side of the road, in gardens and fields such as this spectacular display of them near Cambridge city.
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POPPIES! They're everywhere along the side of the road, in gardens and fields such as this spectacular display of them near Cambridge city.
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More poppies....
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More poppies....
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More Poppies....
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More Poppies....
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And another one in case you didn't get the idea that there are lots and lots and lots of these showy flowers everywhere in the early summer in the UK!
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And another one in case you didn't get the idea that there are lots and lots and lots of these showy flowers everywhere in the early summer in the UK!
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Everywhere around Cambridge was this bright yellow crop (farmers please let us know what kind of crop this is??) in full bloom not long after we arrived in the area.  In this photo you can see Cambridge City in the background, taken from the one hill in the are!
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Everywhere around Cambridge was this bright yellow crop (farmers please let us know what kind of crop this is??) in full bloom not long after we arrived in the area. In this photo you can see Cambridge City in the background, taken from the one hill in the are!
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The quintessential Cambridge photo - Punts on the River Cam!  It was a lovely evening so lots of people were out including us for a walk around Cambridge City.
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The quintessential Cambridge photo - Punts on the River Cam! It was a lovely evening so lots of people were out including us for a walk around Cambridge City.
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While we were watching, along came the modern day equivalent to the Punt - plastic kayaks!
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While we were watching, along came the modern day equivalent to the Punt - plastic kayaks!
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This bridge is famous for originally being constructed without and nails, nuts or bolts.  Safety and Health got hold of it, though, and now it does...!  It still connects to Queens' College buildings.
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This bridge is famous for originally being constructed without and nails, nuts or bolts. Safety and Health got hold of it, though, and now it does...! It still connects to Queens' College buildings.
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This building is a church - one of the many in the centre of Cambridge - unsurprisingly it goes by the title 'The Round Church'.  Can't think why??
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This building is a church - one of the many in the centre of Cambridge - unsurprisingly it goes by the title 'The Round Church'. Can't think why??
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Another essential photo that typifies Cambridge, there are Bicycles everywhere!!!  And lots of them being ridden around not just the city centre.  You have to watch your step when crossing city centre streets, you might get mown down by a cyclist if not careful.  You can hear very old bikes coming though...!
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Another essential photo that typifies Cambridge, there are Bicycles everywhere!!! And lots of them being ridden around not just the city centre. You have to watch your step when crossing city centre streets, you might get mown down by a cyclist if not careful. You can hear very old bikes coming though...!
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There are some interesting collections of buildings in Cambridge, much the same as other very old towns and cities in the UK.  This is a view of Bridge street.
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There are some interesting collections of buildings in Cambridge, much the same as other very old towns and cities in the UK. This is a view of Bridge street.
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On Saint Johns Street is this courtyard.  Cambridge is very walker-friendly we found.  Except for very uneven footpaths, you do have to watch your step!
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On Saint Johns Street is this courtyard. Cambridge is very walker-friendly we found. Except for very uneven footpaths, you do have to watch your step!
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A view of Saint Johns Street looking toward St Johns College.
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A view of Saint Johns Street looking toward St Johns College.
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This college of the University, Kings College is a very impressive set of buildings.  This particular photo is of about half the Chapel.  It was built in the 15th Century, and stands 29 metres high.
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This college of the University, Kings College is a very impressive set of buildings. This particular photo is of about half the Chapel. It was built in the 15th Century, and stands 29 metres high.
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A detail statue of King Henry VIII on one of the college buildings, probably Kings or maybe St Catharines College
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A detail statue of King Henry VIII on one of the college buildings, probably Kings or maybe St Catharines College
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Another view of Kings College, the main entrance and the chapel beyond it.
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Another view of Kings College, the main entrance and the chapel beyond it.
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Our fav bookshop in Cambridge, Borders!  The side entrance via Market Passage, smack in the middle of Cambridge CBD.  Three floors of books and a Starbucks Cafe.  What more could you want??  Oh.  Parking.
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Our fav bookshop in Cambridge, Borders! The side entrance via Market Passage, smack in the middle of Cambridge CBD. Three floors of books and a Starbucks Cafe. What more could you want?? Oh. Parking.
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