Kilbol Country House Hotel and Cottages

Polmassick, Mevagissey, Cornwall, England, PL26 6HA, United Kingdom | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Mevagissey

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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Noddy, Big Ears and Rick Stein

A travel blog entry by wollindibby on Aug 10, 2014

7 comments, 33 photos

... remembered that time fondly with Emily.

So onto our week.........
Driving down the M5 from Shropshire was something I can tick off and not really wish to do again.
A 5 to 6 hour drive turned into an 8 hour drive with torrential rain, traffic standstills and of course the obligatory driving in the wrong direction for awhile. To the extent that a lovely Welsh lass said at a Welcome Break (very awful lay by that sell reconstituted sandwiches and fatty food) that if ...

Day 7 - Hard going with heavy packs and hurricane

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 10, 2014

1 comment, 7 photos

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 ...

Passing through the ages to negotiate the Fal

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 09, 2014

5 photos

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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.


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All the magic of Kennall Vale nature reserve

A travel blog entry by debandkeith on Aug 08, 2014

5 photos

... 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. ...

     

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