Skywatch Friday- Sunset at Oxford, UK

By Mridula Dwivedi January 7, 2010 13 Comments

Sunset at Oxford, UK
I took this picture in the summer of 2008. Being summer of course this was closer to 9.00 pm. Even though I had faced this before a few times in Europe, I always feel surprised when the sun sun doesn’t go down at its usual 7.00 pm in summer like India.
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13 thoughts on “Skywatch Friday- Sunset at Oxford, UK”

  1. wow it looks so nice 🙂 yeah summer the sun doesnt go till 9 pm or so and in the winter by 4 it's down.. i prefer india wrt sun!!! there you know when it is day and when it is night 🙂

  2. "when the sun sun doesn't go down at its usual 7.00 am in summer like India."am or pm Mridula or have I made a mistake in understanding it?

  3. Shrinidhi, look at the time stamp. :DTarun thanks for pointing out the tilt will be more careful the next time.Doli I too do not like the sun going down around 4.00 pm.Thank you Bindu.Chitra thanks for pointing that out I have corrected it.Thank you Sylvia.Fickleinpink I thoroughly enjoyed your picture.Magiceye thank you.Thanks for letting that know Abhilash.Thank you Greg.Vincebene thank you.Rajesh thank you.

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I am Mridula Dwivedi and I started blogging on 'Travel Tales from India' in June 2005. I renamed it Travel Tales from India & Abroad in 2016. Within a few months of the launch my travel blog found a mention on both the BBC and The Guardian. I also featured in a National Geographic Skoda Yeti Video. I was recently featured on

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