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Travel Blogs from Penzance
... one of the more challenging Cornwall circuits. Hopefully the sound uploads with the clip so you get to hear the commentary in the back seat along the way. We shot this Saturday on the way south to Lamorna and Logan's Rock. Since then I've had some even more challenging drives but this one's not bad. ...
... Last time we were here in 1999, I stood near the pub fireplace conversing with a Cornish local. I had no idea what he said to me, his dialect was so strong and for all I know he was speaking Cornish. I just nodded every so often and smiled! This time the pub was full of tourists. After lunch we trekked across misty fields climbing stiles and through kissing gates to find the Logan Rock, a solitary rock piled high atop a rock formation only found my mountaineering over a ...
Day 3 - Friday 20th Sept.
The weather is much improved, bright sunshine, so ideal for our drive to the old fishing town of St Ives. Here we sampled the famous Cornish Pasty (that is how they spell it over here) for lunch & viewed the many wonderful galleries including the St Ives Tate.
We then journeyed through the unique landscape of tiny Iron Age fields bounded by stone walls, stone circles & the remains ...
... descent of steps to a dramatic costal panoramic vista. Below us is Pendour Cove where the mermaid lured Matthew Trewhella. A portend reminding me that I am no longer in the secular world occurrs when I habitually check my phone and notice with some angst that I am no longer connected. Kierkegaard might have said I had transcended from aesthetic enjoyment to spiritual awakening - an existential moment in one ...
... ring around the gear stick up. Which genius invented that little number? I almost punched a hole in the gearbox trying to force the gear stick down into reverse.
There's more to watch out for than oncoming traffic. The tranquil hedge lined lanes are not as harmless as they seem when cruising through at 50mph. One false swerve and your ducos in for a battering from the stone wall lurking beneath the greenery. Then there's the whole drama of parking - assuming of course that ...
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