Higher Faugan Parc
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... She confirmed it was a shorter route, and said no one had ever come that way before. I wonder why? She also advised that the very private coastal property I slunk through was owned by a very private author, the one who writes the Tinker Tailor spy novels (John Le Carre I think) and suggested it was fortunate indeed he didn't spot me.
Had a pleasant but melancholy dinner down at the very friendly local pub with my host and hostess. I had much ...
... 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 ...
... she reckoned the queues were too long! Two weeks after returning to Oz, she needed life threatening emergency surgery for secondary cancer in the bowel. Her survival was just one of miracles Cate pulled off.)
Pendeen is a very small Cornish village and I was therefore surprised but very pleased to spot a doctor's surgery as I walked in. And even more pleased when the receptionist gave me the last available appointment for the day. A very nice ...
... even swimming.
St Ives is the largest centre since I started a week ago in Padstow and being a Saturday the waterfront and narrow lanes of the old town were very crowded. As in Padstow, a lot of people just sat in seats or hired deckchairs on the edge of the harbour where they had a grandstand view of the boats sitting on the sandy bottom.
7th June 2015
A rest day. I stayed at the hotel all ...