Budock Vean Hotel on the River

Helford River, Falmouth, Cornwall, England, TR11 5LG, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Falmouth

Bidding Ed farewell and resting

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 11, 2014

3 comments, 1 photo



I awake according to my custom before 5am:

Seagulls circling early,

Calling

"Come join us".

It's a rest day and we take the time to farewell Ed onto the London train and focus on preparing ourselves for the next stage of this adventure.

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Day 7 - Hard going with heavy packs and hurricane

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 10, 2014

1 comment, 7 photos

... Polgooth coming up and I decide to get a taxi there, to bring this ridiculous, arduous trek to an end for the day.

Wisdom,

Walking’s reason,

Not backache and blisters.

We end the day with a farewell celebration dinner for Ed. He’s managed about 120kms in six days and richly deserves the praise we heap on him. The day then comes to a speedy end as we retire to bed early to sleep and snore into the ...

Passing through the ages to negotiate the Fal

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 09, 2014

5 photos

... with the trillions of microbes that live in every gram of soil and were resting alongside the pores of my skin. Somehow we are being transported to another world, and yet it is still this world, the one I cruise across the surface of, without recognition for most of my life. We eat hardboiled eggs and cold marmite toast with tomatoes bought from a family garden along the way, yet today the food is irrelevant, as I am filled to overflowing by ...

All the magic of Kennall Vale nature reserve

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 08, 2014

5 photos

... challenging when we reached the end of the field and found the stile we were expecting to use to exit our precarious situation, was not there. We had clearly strayed into the wrong field and had to turn on our heel and begin to walk the gauntlet of these looming, huge attentive animals. One in particular who seemed determined to stamp his authority on us and was very hard to hold off. After fifty metres we found retreat the better ...

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. ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Helford River, Falmouth, is near National Seal Sanctuary, Trebah Gardens, National Maritime Museum Cornwall, and Falmouth Art Gallery.
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