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... s bus drivers were on strike today and we were concerned aout possible difficulty getting public parking. Followed Mike's helpful advice and found a great park within easy walking distance of The Hall for Cornwall. Had time before the 2.30 matinee so we enjoyed lunch and a beer at a local pub (skillets of beef or mushroom& tomato) as well as Cheryl finally findimg some cross stitch kiys she has been unsucessfully chasing all over Europe. Purchased one of Mousehole ...
... car park and headed northwards back to Port Isaac.
Again frustrated by the narrow laneways about St Kew but eventually home about 17.00 -'just as it was getting dark.
Highest tide so far in the nay resulting in waves crashing onto the slipway and pounding agaimst the rocks protecting waterfront buildings.
Hoping for some similar weather tomorrow although we will not travel beyond Truro - looking forward to afyernoon Musical ...
... now extends steeply up the steep hillsides on both sides of the river.
Last planned stop was Polperro. Suddenly we find ourselves in fading light driving down another incredibly tight laneway (pull those'side'mirrors in - again) at what seemed to be an impossily steep descent. No chance to stop, nowhere to turn around and absolutely no idea of where we were going or what was ahead of us. Got to sea level ( never saw the sea!) and immediately ...
... 00 so deciced to head home and come back for a meal another day.
Back home to Port Isaac at about 17.00 after a round trip of about 30 miles ( 50km).
Cheryl cooked chicken casserole, we had a drink and did some internet searches for future plans and tomorrow's activities. Weather forecast is better but not wonderful.
Enjoyed two episodes of Doc Martin on ITV - could work out the filming location of many sceens and will be on the look out for others. ...
It's now November, and even though I have changed to the challenge slightly, I thought I would update the list of where I've been.
So where have I been now...at the start of the year I was up to 17.
2) Republic of Ireland
6) Gibraltar (well it’s an over seas territory, but ...