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... our home. Our trip now seems an age ago and a day where we could wake up at 10am and then go back to bed if we wanted are a distant memory, yet the experiences of that trip are still as clear as day.
I look forward to reading this blog in years to come to remind myself of these times, and hopefully tell Rory all about the adventure his Mum and Dad had and inspire him.
We stayed with good friends John and Liz Ellison in the lighthouse keepers' cottage on Whitsand Bay. The shoreline has been devastated by the winter storms, so the white sand of previous years has been removed to expose great bars of rock.
On the peninsula there are small villages, one of the prettiest being Cawsand.
Also the Mt Edgecumbe estate is home to an extensive and spectacular carmelia ...
Plymouth has always been a strategic port for England, none more so than when the Spanish armada called. Part of the armada anchored in the bay, whereupon Francis Drake declared he had to finish his game of bowls before sorting them out. The storm gods were on his side, and the rest is ...
... boats go by and enjoying the harbour views!
We had dropped the rental car off after clocking up some 2000 miles and this was the end of part one.
We had driven through 30 different counties, - London, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire, Durham, Yorkshire, Cumbria, Argyll, Ayreshire, Dumfries & Galloway, Perthshire, Sterling, Glasgow, Fyfe, Manchester, Staffordshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Lancashire, Surry, West Sussex, ...
... with and raise a family with.
I'd like to thank all of our friends and family who have supported this through this trip. Endless favours called in on our part, some of which we couldn't have kept travelling without. The financial support also from our families has been really appreciated, allowing us to do more than just get by on our trip. We are both blessed to have such supportive families and we will always think of you guys whenever we think of this trip.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility