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... 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!
... From here we decided to head back and to our delight, the seals were still there! We got comfty for the show and watched again as they played and provided us with plenty entertainment.
From Lands End we drove the scenic route around the coast to St Ives. We strolled through the lovely streets and cobbled lanes until we emerged on the seafront. It's very picturesque here with a large sandy harbour and a beautiful sandy beach backed by sand dunes in the bay ...
... special experience to watch a play here. Carved into the stone of some of the seats are the names of the plays that have been performed here over the years. Pretty cool. There's also an awesome view of the cliffs and sandy cove from the cafe here.
With the sunset looming we continued West to catch it at Lands End. It had been a stunning day of clear blue skies and winter sun, so the sunset was well worth it. The sky lit up with beautiful ...
... 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 ...
So we left Salisbury for a trip which Miss Google of the maps said would take about 4 hours, this turned out to be wildly optimistic, we left at 9 and didn't get in to Penzance until 5 (although we did stop in Devon for Devonshire tea and visit the Dartmoor zoo on the way). The countryside is so picturesque and we got to drive some properly narrow country lanes bordered by hedgerows. Linda, I've put in a photo for you of a very ...