The Garrack Hotel
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... settling on the best one being from in an old rum barrell, so it has a hint of rum flavour. Very tasty. We wandered round the farm, checking out all the factory equipment and some farm animals - peacocks, chickens, fluffy goats, and some black pigs obsessed with licking the floor.
Moving on we headed to Tintagel, where we parked up and ...
... The 2 seals approached the sandy beach and spent some time rolling around in the waves, getting washed up and back. They rolled around each other and were kind of play fighting, until one kept trying to get on top of the other. Mating season?! We watched for ages before tearing ourselves away to continue on the coast path. We made it round to Nanjizal beach which had some beautiful and interesting large pebbles and stones, as well as a tall natural arch leading out ...
... and the rocky outcrops provided a lovely foreground.
We then made our way to St Ives where we had booked our last minute stay. It was right out the back up a tiny rural lane leading to some old farmhouses. We were staying in a little cottage which had been converted from cattle sheds. Very quaint, stone and beams, with a proper fireplace! We ventured into St Ives for dinner, settling on an extremely tasty Mexican. Mmm mojitos, nachos and fajitas!
... at every opportunity. This is sometimes difficult for Europeans who find it strange, even intimidating at times, especially when one remembers that so few Indians speak English. Never have we received so many offers of help at every turn; early on, we were suspicious of the Indians desire to engage with us, but gradually we came to realise that these approaches were born out of a genuine desire to get involved.
The Indian seems happier than we ...
... that is close to the heart of all the babes. Today we're off to Lands End and hopefully we'll climb some rocky mountains and find our pirate kings..... No pirate kings materialised but we did a good imitation of climbing rocky mountains, as well as visiting the amazing Minack theatre - an amphitheatre carved into a cliff overlooking the sea, stepping back to the Iron Age in the ruins of Carn Euny and seeing a spectacular sunset over St ...