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Travel Blogs from Dunster
green beans, salad and potatoes. Delicious.
back onto the flying fox, into Berty and Jan and Jeremy took us to
Paignton to catch the train. The day was once again a bit murky so
the fantastic scenery was intermittent.
took us from the train to Wendover to the Five Bells Pub where we
were to stay for the next few days. Between three and four hours
driving in persistent rain. Ali ...
... By the time we got back to The Coach House, the Rudolph children were all returning from their various outings to cricket and Guy had retuned from his Board meeting in Amsterdam. We had a lovely dinner and Guy introduced Pete to Armagnac. Luckily that took the edge off watch us lose 2 Americas Cup races (sigh). Although it did increase his ranting a bit. He is not feeling so flash this morning ...
... altitude. Yes, I know that is impossible, but with the excitement and adrenalin of the last day, that is how it felt.
In Culbone Wood they had been cutting down the Rhododendrons big time. Some areas were devoid of trees, just dead Rhodies piled up like a natural rubbish tip. Though there were plenty of new shoots of Rhodies starting to fight back. Someone needs a lesson from the Glaswegians we met in The Whistle Field Inn at Loch Eck. ...
... of Heddon’s Mouth but opted to scramble up the scree. This time I stuck to the path; that was tricky enough. In Woody Bay there is one of the nicest waterfalls I think on the path. And, randomly a signpost to New Zealand!
Approaching Lee Abbey there is some of the most beautiful woodlands too. At the entrance to the path there is a sign “Enter His Gates with Thanksgiving” But underneath a notice had been stuck there, ...
... on a grassy square right in the centre of town, before getting legless in the pubs.
After the town, is a lovely coastal stretch back to Morthoe starting with the Torrs Park. I walked this stretch with Deb Kennedy on that field trip in order to study the size and orientation of stones on the beach at Lee Bay! And here is another coincidence, tomorrow Debs goes into hospital for a new hip. Just a few days before ...