Cornishman Inn Tintagel
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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 ...
... harbour. We had to drive through some cold climate rainforest and got the feeling this is 'hill billy' territory of the first order. Small steams running strongly after recent rain and the road surface was muddy, greasy and challenging.
Pleased to be back onto somewhat wider roads in another attempt to reach St Ives but again balked at the necessity to negotiate the stressful lanes in city traffic and so ended up grabbing a few photos ...
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.
As predicted today started with grey skies and steady rain falling. The local seagulls who wake us up each morning as day breaks with first light about 7am, continued to cry and fly about the Port or sit swimming on the surface of the water in the bay. Nice to be warm and inside on a morning like this.
Decided to stay at the cottage and catch up with email, photos and washing. I completed a work related task which couldn't wait until next year. ...
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