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Aug 2, 2013 - Historic Olney

Olney. Along our travels we had received an invite from friends we had known since our days in PNG to extend our trip and spend some time with them in Olney. Now Olney is an historic village of some 6,000 souls approximately 97 kms north of London. It lies on the River Great Ouse, very close to the borders with Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire and equidistant from Northampton, Bedford and Milton Keynes. It is a popular tourist destination perhaps best known for the Olney Pancake Race and for the Olney Hymns by William Cowper and John...

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