Travel Blogs from St Ives
I spend my time between the vibrant, happening, cosmopolitan world of Chorlton Manchester and the utter opposite in quiet, yet exciting on a beautiful scale, Tregiffian is a small hamlet to the west of Penzance and above one of my favourite beaches in the world, the simple Gwenver or Gwyner Beach near ...
23) Dominican Republic
26) Northern Ireland.
It's now 26! That's 9 new countries in 11 months. I've been to 12 countries during 2012! That's quite impressive I think.
It means only 4 to go next year.
I am currently planning the Netherlands for the week before my 30th...I am loving this challenge.
... unfortunately only saw the rain. We left a day after some of our friends and they hit the muddy path in a downpour and resembled Dr Foster. DOUBLE LOSERS! Overall Nick and I were smitten with this place, and couldn't believe that children didn't see it for the untamed beauty that it was. Who cares if they only had two horse rides and the sandpit closed at 6pm? Nothing could beat going to sleep to the sound of the geese fighting off a persistent fox, with an epic view of the ceiling.
... the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas as England's prettiest, with just cause. Its narrow streets are lined with tiny fishermen's cottages, built of local stone and slate, each with a pretty garden, clustered around its tiny harbour full of traditional fishing dinghies and yachts. It was then that we ate the pasties, the traditional Cornish food, and ate the clotted cream ice-creams, made from the ...
... be playing the piano. It didn't really matter too much as everyone had started downing the bubbles and delicious nibbles, and eventually I had a window of opportunity to bust out the jazz and Chopin - Mitch was an excellent music holder and it turned out I hardly even looked at it anyway! I'm glad I had it as a back up though.
For the next couple of hours we had photos, and even a walk down the bottom of the gardens to the private beach. It was such ...