BEST WESTERN Cliff Head Hotel
Travel Blogs from St Austell
I awake according to my custom before 5am:
Seagulls circling early,
"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.
... our path "we would drive off the end of Wales"!!!!
So we lost about an hour but it was the rain and traffic that really made us say a few words that rhymed with duck!!!!! I have now decided that we cannot use a road map as my darling partner is not able to read a map Her comment to me was "I hate these bloody things" ha.
So then we arrived at this beautiful I accommodation called 'the Gwelva' The view from every window that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean , ...
We start with a taxi ride with our full packs back to Tregony and I am immediately frustrated, struggling with our SatNav. I have taken so much time to plot the route and yet I can't bring it up on the screen now I need it. The frustration is combined with the annoyance of my still itchy bites from the horseflies six days ago, and coping with the still heaviest pack yet of at least 23kgs while being buffeted by the tail end of the fierce ...
By the time we have reached Tregony we have covered 24kms and scaled a final steep hill up to the bus stop, once again in good time to catch the bus to Truro. We take some time here telling stories of the day we’ve just consumed and again I am impressed by Ed who has crunched out these kilometres despite blisters, and much perspiration; it’s wonderful to see how strong he is and how well he’s coping.
... by humans across the ages, with great natural beauty and flowing water. We saw once again how nature gradually overcomes any efforts by our species to tame and conquer her. Here was a place to calm the mind and bring the senses alive and as we traversed the rises and falls in this magical landscape I began to understand some of the deeper wisdom described so beautifully in the Sun and the Serpent:
"To begin to communicate with ...