Travel Blogs from Lostwithiel
... would no doubt have its own story to tell. Stumbled upon a beautiful cliffside walk way that provided stunning views of the Port Isaac harbour, the Atlantic Ocean and then north and south along the Cornwall coast. Walked down into the bay as it was low tide and we were able to walk out to the breakwater along a man made concrete pathway that is covered every high tide. Was interested watching some fishermen unload by tractor while their vessel was high and dry.
... off for the beautiful sea side town of Marazion.
A short drive through the township's narrow main road and then a u turn back towards St Michael's Mount. Great views from car park of the island with St Michael's sitting atop the hill. Beautiful in this sea blue setting and warm sunshine. Walked across the beach and then the man made stone causeway (approx 1 km return) to the island -'only possible at low tide so we are fortunate. St ...
... lovely farming lands towards St Mawes - grey but no rain - would have been spectacular with some bright sunshine. We habe noted many places beginning with three common beginnings - internet research reveals - " By Tre, Pol and Pen shall ye know all Cornishmen" ... Tre meaning settlememt or homestead, Pol meaning lake, pond or well and Pen being a hill or headland - you learn something every day!
Have also been amused by the strange place names ...
... including extensive practice areas.
Through Rock and Trezdrizzick, past Wadebridge and into the harbour of Padstow. Pretty little sea side township that seems to have outgrown its quaint waterfront.
Back towards Port Isaac via a tiny village called St Kew which consists of a very old church (with accompanying cemetry), child care centre in old rectory, house and Inn. Had planned to eat at the old and very interesting Inn but not open ...
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 ...