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; ...
... itself to privacy, accessible only at low tide, along a narrow causeway, waves lapping either side. For our visit gale force winds had been arranged, and on the top of the mount it was strong enough to blow the halo off a saint, and to rattle the stained glass windows and shake the sabres. Back on the mainland, we hopped another bus to the village of Mousehole ( pronounced "moussle"), ...
... be playing the piano. It didn't really matter too much as everyone had started downing the bubbles and delicious nibbles, and eventually I had a window of opportunity to bust out the jazz and Chopin - Mitch was an excellent music holder and it turned out I hardly even looked at it anyway! I'm glad I had it as a back up though.
For the next couple of hours we had photos, and even a walk down the bottom of the gardens to the private beach. It was such ...