Portminster View Hotel

Address: Draycott Terrace, St Ives, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from St Ives

A 33km side trip to Kirtling in the rain with Tim

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Oct 04, 2014

1 comment, 26 photos

... We’re in the 'far east’ of England and the hills have all but disappeared. Farms are generally set up for arable produce, and bigger in size than we’ve been used to. The crop which we had not been able to identify a week or so back is now common, and it’s sugar beet. It’s the time of year for this crop to be harvested and the ground swells with the mature knobbly roots. Slowly we progress in a broadly northerly direction taking in the ...

Templars found wanting... but train to the rescue

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Sep 30, 2014

1 comment, 24 photos

... Below, we entered a world full of weird but powerful images. The sensory deprivation of everyday stimuli seemed to dissolve the centuries. Anybody standing in the uniquely magical atmosphere of the Cave cannot fail to experience its potency. Its shape, that of an inverted womb, and its images, predominantly female, mark it as a place to honour the Earth Goddess. Directly in the centre of the Cave was a node. The Michael and Mary currents crossed, for the first time, in ...

Squeeze in, the road is narrow

A travel blog entry by thetravelmoores on Sep 30, 2014

... open with one decent shower and toilet.

We went for a walk around the farm and part way to the village on well-marked footpaths, then back to sit in the sun and reading our books.

This is definitely a possibility for the future.

Paris: Fair wind for France

A travel blog entry by helenypsmith on May 03, 2014

3 comments, 9 photos

... My awe at being in another country did not come until I realised my reactions had been quite different every other time. I even read some of my book rather than staring at everything out the window in case I missed something. I gave some thought as to some of the things I had observed but which I had not enough time and space to write about in other blogs. 1. Europe is serious about becoming greener. France has many wind turbines. They are less prevalent, and yet still ...

The Bride's Final Official Engagement

A travel blog entry by chrisandmo1 on Aug 17, 2013

2 comments, 9 photos

... Don ear rings? As a result of which Maureen felt compelled to model Monty's creation. For ears.

Editors Note to the Canadians:

Monty Don is a tv gardener, known for his effect on women of a certain age. Which usually appears as a flush of colour to their cheeks and weakness at their knees. At the mention of his name, the appearance of his face on tv or the thought of his strong, powerful, ...

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