Chy an Gwedhen
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 ...
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8) Greek Islands (Lesbos, Crete and Rhodes)
11) Gaza and the West Bank
20) Czech Republic
... in the car, a minute and a half walk around Stonehenge (knocking an hour off the suggested time - bite me National Trust!), two coffee breaks (and two whining children), heaps of sweat in the Devonshire heat and a torrential juice spill later and we didn't make it in time. No *****es, we were early! Yet still ended up in a barn next to the hen paddock, rather shabby for such a yummy mummy and daddy.
Cornwall is exactly as you want it to be - commercialised, featuring ...
... shop. It's off-season here, so empty at night, but the beaches are beautifully desolate, and the water warm enough or swimming. Yesterday we travelled by the local buses to Saint Michael's Mount,( en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Michael's_Moun t ) a castle in the St Aubyn family for centuries, but prior to that, a kind of branch office of Mont St Michel in France, and home to reclusive Benedictine monks. ...
... all sung hymns along with the church choir, which, naturally, I loved. Being able to emerge out into the sunshine made it all that more magical, accompanied by the church bells that we had seen the bell-ringers practising on before the ceremony started.
In what James and Ash said was typical Christo fashion, a minute-by-minute plan had been drawn up and distributed to anyone involved behind the scenes, and according to that, everyone was to arrive ...