I was very lucky to get a tour of Windsor, a beautiful town a little west of London, and Eton College (a private school, in American speak). I was guided by two good friends who are Old Etonians, so I was able to get a very informative and personal view of the college.

DF9A7492-2This was the first sight I saw walking out of the train station at Windsor: the casual Windsor Castle.

DF9A7490-2Windsor is separated from Eton by the Thames.

DF9A7495-2Walking down the main street of Eton.

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DF9A7516-2This was a house at Eton College. It was hard for me to believe that adolescent boys dormed here for school.

eton1Modern art on the side of a house.

DF9A7538-2Eton is pretty damn majestic.

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DF9A7530-2Eton has some pretty notable alums (ahem, William and Harry), so I felt like a damn VIP getting a tour of the grounds.

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DF9A7526-2The Eton golf course.

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DF9A7537-2Kind of like Hogwarts, right?

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DF9A7559-2Some badass carved his name into this post in 1609 (!!!)

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DF9A7577-2The idyllic walk to the rowing lake.

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DF9A7583-2The 2012 Olympic rowing event was held at this lake.

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DF9A7597-2The grounds of Windsor Castle.

DF9A7593-2Windsor Castle.

DF9A7604-2The flag is raised, which means the Queen is in!

eton3I love how this amazing centuries old castle is just in the middle of every day life here in Windsor.

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