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Old 12th Jan 2006, 11:11   #1
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Default 2005 in Cities

What cities did you visit last year?

My list is depressingly parochial, and short:

Norwich
Peterborough
London
Cambridge
Chester
Amsterdam
York
Bristol
Birmingham

And in the rough order than I visited them.
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Old 12th Jan 2006, 11:19   #2
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Default Re: 2005 in Cities

I had a great year for citiy visits, some old favourites and some new joys.

Brighton / London every day except when I was in :

January - Capetown
July - Colchester
September - Norwich
September - Amsterdam
November - Dublin
December - Oxford

And off to Sheffield tomorrow !
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Hmmm, let's see:

Leicester
Norwich
La Rochelle
London
Lincoln
...er, blimey, that's not very good is it?
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Default Re: 2005 in Cities

Paris
Cambridge (just a few hours)
Birmingham (just a few hours)
Winchester
London (just a few hours)
Belgrade
Oxford (just a few hours)
Poole (just a few hours)
Strasbourg (often)
Stuttgart (often)
Ljubljana (just a few hours)
Trogir (Croatia)
Split (Croatia, just a few hours)
Trieste
Innsbruck
Baden Baden (often)
Konstanz (2006)

It's been an exceptionally rich year travel-wise, I doubt this one will be as exciting.
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Old 12th Jan 2006, 11:25   #5
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Default Re: 2005 in Cities

hmmm... Where have I been....

Oxford, London, Bristol are regular visits. Reading also for friends.

Plymouth and Edinburgh for the north and south of the island, and then New York and Boston for the furthest cities.
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I can add Reading then...if it's a city?!
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Default Re: 2005 in Cities

It has a cathedral, it's a city - albeit a small one.

No, wait, am I right about this?!
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London
Chester
Durham
Edinburgh
Hereford
Newcastle
New York
Philadelphia
Camden, NJ
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Default Re: 2005 in Cities

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Originally Posted by Digger
It has a cathedral, it's a city - albeit a small one.

No, wait, am I right about this?!
This is the list I went by. Reading is a suffragan diocese of Oxford, but doesn't have a cathedral (just as Jarrow doesn't or Ludlow) so it isn't a city by virtue of that.
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Chilli and amner, thanks for reminding me about Amsterdam and Norwich.

On cities and cathedrals, the rule is (I think) that every cathedral is in a city but not every city has a cathedral.
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