Synopses & Reviews
This is the third title in the Bradt eccentric series of mini guides, following in the footsteps of Eccentric Edinburgh and Eccentric Oxford. Cambridge is a popular city for American tourists keen to take a behind-the-scenes look at this old English university city's people and places. Benedict le Vay reveals hidden secrets and amazing stories of the city's architecture, scandalous stories of the most outrageous dons, and, most importantly, how to punt on the River Cam without looking like a complete prat! Features include: *The eccentric year--a calendar of all-year-round oddities*Eccentric people*Insider tips on how to make your stay as original and unforgettable as possible*Nuts and bolts: the essentials of how to get there and unusual places to stay, plus eccentric shopping and pastimes while you are there
This guide to all things eccentric in Cambridge provides a behind-the-scenes look at this old English university city's people and places. Also included are the essentials of how to get there, unusual places to stay, and oddities aplenty.
About the Author
When he is not researching the underworld of British eccentricity, Benedict le Vay works as a sub-editor on the features section of the UK newspaper The Daily Mail. He is the author of several Bradt eccentric guides: Eccentric Britain, Eccentric London, Eccentric Edinburgh, and Eccentric Oxford.