The uni­ver­si­ty city of Oxford should be famil­iar to every­one. Famous for its har­mo­nious archi­tec­ture, you don’t have to look far for scenic build­ings here. The Pitt Rivers Muse­um was actu­al­ly known to me as a movie set, which, in addi­tion to the remark­able archi­tec­ture inside, has a huge anthro­po­log­i­cal and archae­o­log­i­cal col­lec­tion to offer. The exhibits are so var­ied and numer­ous that I quick­ly real­ized that it would prob­a­bly take days to see every­thing in detail. Nev­er­the­less, the short vis­it was more than impressive.

On the last day of my trip, a Mon­day, I had to real­ize that many oth­er muse­ums in Oxford were unfor­tu­nate­ly not open and that a vis­it to a ven­er­a­ble large library would have required ear­ly reg­is­tra­tion. So I made use of the remain­ing time and vis­it­ed a pub­licly acces­si­ble uni­ver­si­ty cam­pus, which once again remind­ed me of a movie set or two. Inspired by old archi­tec­ture, my short trip to Eng­land came to an end here and as far as left-hand traf­fic was con­cerned, after the days on the wrong” side of the road, a cer­tain rou­tine had now set in and ini­tial inhi­bi­tions were long forgotten.

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