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.
... the over route, whilst I climbed over any grass I could find. The other tourists questioned why we had left the path to tackle the lawn "for fun" when we didn't have to. If they had heard the hundreds of whooping children and had an al fresco lunch by a toy tractor in the deserted lower part of the garden they probably would have understood why. LOSERS!
We managed to catch the best of Cornwall's weather whilst we were there, a rare and sublime break in the clouds and middling sun; ...
... dismissively by locals, who can't understand how people can live there. In St Ives there are many London refugees, who chose Cornwall for its isolation, empty spaces, and cheaper real estate. For 150K you can, for example, but a beautiful heritage-listed cottage in Mousehole, close by the harbour. Trekking here is excellent, and we have done little sections of the South-west Coast Track, which ...
... room as they moved to Moon River, it really was a special moment.
It wasn't long before almost everyone at the wedding was cha-cha-ing and salsa-ing and slapping each others' bums (don't ask), and screaming with laughter. The girls and I all had a fabulous time dancing most of the night, chatting away with everyone and again, just having a really good time. I kept telling everyone that I was going to participate in the "compulsory" post-wedding swim ...