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Today was another great day to be on holiday. After breakfast we spent a few hours in patchy sunshine fully exploring Port Isaac. Up and down the village's hills, in and out of lane ways, walkways, while taking lots of photos at every viewpoint. We saw it all reading a local guide as we went.
Found "The Entry" ('Squeeze-ee-belly Alley') the Guinness Book Of Records lists as the narrowest public thoroughfare in the world being just 45cm wide. Every cottage has its own ...
... closed for the winter (we are often finding this to be the case now we are in November) but we enjoyed our walk around the small village at the foothill of the castle. Met up'with a local from Mousehole who told us Marazion and Mousehole are the oldest settlements on the southwest coast. They are well preserved living monuments of a history long past.
Stupidly thought we would 'duck over' to St Ives while the sunlight was so good but ...
Today we set out on a longer journey and ended up travelling over 250km over 8 hours. Initially we headed for Truro city. Bought tickets for a musical matinee for Thursday afternoon and then walked a little around the centre of the city. Cheryl was impressed with Lakeland kitchenwares and bought a set of cutting tools for making ginger bread houses. We shared another great Cornish pasty while walkimg past the Town Hall and Cathederal.
... quality skype sessions with Trina, Matt and later Jenny.
Weather improved a little later in the day so about 14:00 we set off on a drive to some nearby villages. Surprised nearby Port Quin consisted of nothing but a steep twisting road down into a bay, a few houses and then a similarly steep climb, on now familiar narrow roads, back up to the flatter farming lands.
Have noted a number of wind farms in Cornwall - all with about a dozen ...
It's now November, and even though I have changed to the challenge slightly, I thought I would update the list of where I've been.
So where have I been now...at the start of the year I was up to 17.
2) Republic of Ireland
6) Gibraltar (well it’s an over seas territory, but ...