Travel Blogs from Bude
... to appreciate the view. In the afternoon in particular, the wind must have been gusting up to 50 or even 60 miles an hour, as at times we were struggling to stay on our feet, never alone walk! We had started the day walking cross country on roads, as we did not have the time to follow the SWCP all the way round Hartland. So we headed due southwest from Clovelly to rejoin the path about 2 miles north of Welcome Mouth. The view of the cliffs ...
... 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 ...
... the wind had really strengthened: Bertha alive and kicking again! But she was not crying so, though frequently buffeted, we were dry. The views were great and the pace, well, pacey! That's the thing about new joiners: fresh legs and feet! What I would give for fresh feet! Yes, only feet as after a rest day, all our socks are clean!! Anyway, company speeds the day along as we caught up on news etc. The going was never dull either as ...
The definition of a rest day: A) Zero miles walked B) Sleep C) Wake and get up whenever D) Large cooked breakfast E) Copious amounts of coffee drunk F) D) and E) accompanied by newspaper G) Watch cricket (or any sport) on TV H) Graze as appropriate during the day taking full account of A) I) If unsure at any stage, return to A) Today was the definitive rest ...
... certainly noticed the "downs"! From Goodleigh, the walk into Barnstaple was easy. The suburbs of Barnstaple incorporating the ubiquitous Tescos, Asda and Homebase are nothing to write home about so I won't. We received a very warm welcome from Maggie at the Poplars bed and breakfast: a welcome that included a big slab of cherry cake. We are going to enjoy our day's rest ...
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