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... would no doubt have its own story to tell. Stumbled upon a beautiful cliffside walk way that provided stunning views of the Port Isaac harbour, the Atlantic Ocean and then north and south along the Cornwall coast. Walked down into the bay as it was low tide and we were able to walk out to the breakwater along a man made concrete pathway that is covered every high tide. Was interested watching some fishermen unload by tractor while their vessel was high and dry.
Despite being very grey when we woke, today has been our best day weather wise for some time. The skies cleared as we headed south and we were blessed with blue skies and bright sunshine fo the whole day. Even the locals were surprised with the 16° maximum.
After the first stretch of narrow roads via St Kew (including being parked up for some time while a herd of dairy cows used the road) we we able to use main highways south west until ...
... later followed by a very demanding uphill return. In the township we visited a church much too big for its location and tried to get a look at The Place - a castle like building now a private residence. Drove alomg to grab a view of a local castle ruin and The Manor - now a grand restaraunt sitting atop a hill oberlookkng the bay.
Cross country to Looe - another sea side village that has outgrown its location. Built at the mouth of a river ...
... 00 so deciced to head home and come back for a meal another day.
Back home to Port Isaac at about 17.00 after a round trip of about 30 miles ( 50km).
Cheryl cooked chicken casserole, we had a drink and did some internet searches for future plans and tomorrow's activities. Weather forecast is better but not wonderful.
Enjoyed two episodes of Doc Martin on ITV - could work out the filming location of many sceens and will be on the look out for others. ...
It's now November, and even though I have changed to the challenge slightly, I thought I would update the list of where I've been.
So where have I been now...at the start of the year I was up to 17.
2) Republic of Ireland
6) Gibraltar (well it’s an over seas territory, but ...