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... checked out and drove to a nearby carpark. A courtesy bus then dropped us at the start of the Eden Project. We had a proper breaky in the café and then we were in!
At the start of the millennium, this site was a disused clay quarry and was basically an environmental wasteland. A team of eco-warriors had a vision to turn it into one of the world’s largest working bio-spheres…but instead of that they built two! There are working food gardens, ...
A bit of a blah day but only because I suffered from heart burn half the night and was a bit washed out in the morning. A day to do the washing and pack our bags. We still managed to fit in a bike ride up to Silbyback Lake and back to blow out the cobwebs. It's about an hours ride and the wind went right through you. It was very pretty but so cold. Kerry did the honours and cooked dinner for everyone ...
... along the coastal track towards Polperro on the south coast. On the top parts of the track it was complete white out and we could hear the sea but not see the sea. As we headed down the track it cleared enough to show us how wild it was. The small town of Polperro is very old, English and cute. We found a lovely little old ...
... They have ducks, chooks, pigs and sheep. They use rare breeds in an effort to slow their journey to extinction. The young are timed to appear just before school holidays!
They avoid using heavy machinery at all, hiring in a team of horses when necessary, but otherwise everything is done by hand by the staff and volounteers.
The rhodedendrons would be spectacular in bloom but we were too late in the season ...
... even now there were a lot of people around braving the weather. The bikey gang ditched their helmets and we hiked along the beach tracks and then headed down to the water on the sand. This is a lovely part of Cornwall and once again I wonder why we didn't explore more when we lived here for two years in our early twenties. Back in Padstow we all ordered the local fish and chips and then Paul and I snuck off to buy Cornish fudge which was delicious. There were so many choices and ...