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... of a very expensive looking house expecting at any moment I'd be set upon by dogs or at least yelled at. I got through unnoticed.
But how lucky I was. I miss read the map and wasn't where I thought I was and was actually heading up a road that would have taken me away from the B&B. Fortunately I suspected something was wrong and stopped in a very remote little hamlet for advice.
The kind gentleman whose dog was threatening ...
... of the major 19th century mining sites.
Well before I reached Sennen Cove I had my first distant views of Lands End, the most westerly point in both Cornwall and England. Frankly, I feel two weeks of this coastal walk is probably too much. I've now completed about 90 miles (150 kms) and just two days and 17 miles to go.
But there are still some sites ...
... with heavily wooded Cypress pine areas above the cliffs and long sections of boulders lining the shore.
Watching a small fisherman's boat being winched up the old stone slipway at Penberth, a tiny little fishing hamlet where time stands still.
Rounding the headland leading into Mousehole, with views of Penzance, our final destination, in the distance.
The movie-set appearance of Mousehole's streets around the harbour and ...
... rough and I enjoyed the walk much more than yesterday's. Evidence of the tin and copper mining industry was everywhere.
I've been suffering from stomach cramps for the last three days and my imagination has been running away with me (I kept thinking of how in 2006 Cate was suffering from stomach cramps when we were overseas, but she still did everything as only Cate would including climbing the Eiffel Tower via the stairs rather than using the ...
... and presents at the table before we tidied up. We headed for Charlestown in the afternoon, a small port famous for its tall ships (it's also featured in the new series of Poldark). We walked down by the harbour then went to 'wreckers' cafe where we all had a cream tea. We then went to the Shipwreck & Heritage Centre and walked through its museum detailing the shipwreck and the history of the port. It included a section on the ...