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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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I spent a lovely week in Cornwall over Christmas seeing my Mum each day and visiting various towns and villages near the Lizard where I was staying. The harbour at Coverack by night was a magical scene with Christmas lights and decorations illuminating the small fishing boats in the harbour. I also took a couple of walks to my favourite places anywhere in the world - Kynance Cove and Lizard Point. The sunsets at this time of the year are truly spectacular. ...
... the castle. Unfortunately it was not open, but you could still stroll around the fort bits on the hillside. Pretty impressive and nice for a wander. Again on such a beautiful sunny day, we were spoilt with views. Managed to spot another seal in the water aswell!
From here it was time to head home, but what a lovely few days of winter Cornish sun!
... backdrop. We got a hot chocolate and sat on the sea wall for a while taking it all in. With the sun dropping we picked up some food and headed back to our cottage for dinner and a fire.
... and the rocky outcrops provided a lovely foreground.
We then made our way to St Ives where we had booked our last minute stay. It was right out the back up a tiny rural lane leading to some old farmhouses. We were staying in a little cottage which had been converted from cattle sheds. Very quaint, stone and beams, with a proper fireplace! We ventured into St Ives for dinner, settling on an extremely tasty Mexican. Mmm mojitos, nachos and fajitas!
... we were halted by dense traffic, looked surprisingly well-nourished – we were informed that, for them, begging is a business often, alas, organised by unscrupulous adults.
In Uttarakhand in the north, and Rajasthan further south, we saw no real poverty at all. A simpler life-style, such as that of Mr Badal Singh and his family in Khuri, with no cars dishwashers, televisions etc., might appear impoverished to the western consumer-driven eye, but ...