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Old February 20th, 2011, 05:13 PM   #1
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Cambridge is a British university town and the administrative centre of the county of Cambridgeshire. It is located about 80 km northeast of London and the population of the urban area is estimated to be 130,000.

Cambridge is well known for being the home of the world famous University of Cambridge, the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and, in 2010, ranked the best university in the world by the QS World University Rankings. Graduates from the University of Cambridge have won a total of 61 Nobel Prizes and affiliates of the university a total of 88. The institution is also highly regarded for being associated with many important scientists and scholars like Sir Isaac Newton, Henry Cavendish and Charles Darwin.

The city is also the heart of the Silicon Fen, a large cluster of high-tech companies, especially related to software, eletronics and biotechnology. Many of the science parks are closely related to the university and include firms such as Abcam, CSR, ARM Holdings, CamSemi, Jagex, Sinclair as well as the offices of Microsoft Research UK.

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Old February 20th, 2011, 05:16 PM   #2
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Old February 20th, 2011, 05:23 PM   #3
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Old February 20th, 2011, 06:16 PM   #4
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It's a really lovely university town, splendid green spaces too.
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The Industrial Revolution didn't go through Cambridge, the city has a very clean look and the immense parks give a sense of space.
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Old February 20th, 2011, 10:02 PM   #6
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Old February 20th, 2011, 10:14 PM   #7
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I dont know which I prefer more - Cambridge or Oxford, both are fantastic. Lovely shots!
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Old February 20th, 2011, 11:40 PM   #8
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I have yet to visit Oxford so I can't give an opinion on the matter. There will soon be more pictures.
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Old February 20th, 2011, 11:55 PM   #9
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Great shots mate, looking forward to a lot more!
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Old February 21st, 2011, 01:07 AM   #10
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Wonderful pictures and place!!!
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Wow, amazing architecture and it looks very quaint - thanks mate
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Beautiful, very nice photos from Cambridge, well done
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Thanks everyone, hope you're enjoying it!
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Great photos. Never managed to visit Cambridge but if I did I would make The Fitzwilliam Museum my first port of call!
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I visited the Fitzwilliam Museum and it's so much worth it! They have a huge collection of priceless pieces.
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Simply gorgeous. Perhaps you could include some info on the universities along the photos, and maybe some interesting things about Cambridge?
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