The Borthalan Hotel

off Boskerris Rd, Carbis Bay, St Ives, Cornwall, England, TR26 2NQ, United Kingdom | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from St Ives

Passing through the ages to negotiate the Fal

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 09, 2014

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... prehistoric people approached such a shrine, it may well appear to us that they were worshipping strange gods, yet their purpose, divested of our own cultural projections, was to communicate with the forces and intelligences of Nature, so that their conduct would be harmonious with the influences from the Earth and cosmos. Their preoccupation was with the health and fertility of the Great Mother, and the eclipses, planetary, stellar and ...

All the magic of Kennall Vale nature reserve

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 08, 2014

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... carrying a heavier pack, in excess of 20kgs, and it weighs heavy on me. However, if the memory provides some support for me, both Ed and Debby are having problems adjusting their packs which are new to them and in Debby's case the weight is a few kilograms heavier than she feels is manageable. They work at their fittings, adjusting here, pulling a strap there and slowly we fall into a rhythm. The walk takes us out around St. ...

Walking the backlanes and paths of Cornwall

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 07, 2014

3 comments, 5 photos

... coastal walking.

Today I feel the blackout curtain beginning to rise on my vision of the landscape. As the day wore on I could feel a tuning out (or is it in?) from stresses and distractions. I’m allowing my body to be worked on by powerful outside sources. It’s reassuring to be moving at a slower more natural pace and reconnecting once again with nature, and my native landscape. ...

Spending time at St Michael's Mount

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 06, 2014

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... It is an inspiration to me, and so unexpected, that my dear son Ed is proving an inspiration with his positive attitude throughout his walking tiredness. And I love the way he is enjoying all the stories that we so love of people, history and mystical associations that we are walking our way through.

My headache is not helped by the fact we are in the peak tourist summer season and we have no accommodation booked after tomorrow. I must get focussed on ...

Sun, sea and sand

A travel blog entry by sarahbaulch2014 on Jul 17, 2014

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Watergate Bay
We set out for Watergate bay one day from Perranporth, it was just past Newquay and looking at the map, it seemed a vast expanse of sand to lose ourselves in. Driving through Newquay was as expected, flashing lights & grubby shops- where Magaluf meets Morecombe.

The road hugs the coast here, when you go anywhere here you can always see where you have come as there are no straight lines and there are countless bays you drive up, ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on off Boskerris Rd, Carbis Bay, St Ives, is near Porthminster Beach, Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, Carbis Bay, and Hayle Towans Beach.
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