The Old Millfloor
Travel Blogs from Tintagel
... our home. Our trip now seems an age ago and a day where we could wake up at 10am and then go back to bed if we wanted are a distant memory, yet the experiences of that trip are still as clear as day.
I look forward to reading this blog in years to come to remind myself of these times, and hopefully tell Rory all about the adventure his Mum and Dad had and inspire him.
... believed to have been where King Arthur was conceived and / or born. No one even knows if King Arthur was real. It all seems to be 'according to legend'. The reason the last guy built his castle here was as a symbol of power, because the castle is in the most inconvenient spot! The coast line was beautiful though, very rough with cliffs and rocks, but beautiful. The town of tintagel is pretty, with an awesome bakery ...
... known as being one of the most spiritual sites in England, it is supposedly the entrance to Avalon (the fairy world), and apparently where King Arthur is buried. It was pouring, I was exhausted, and in the beginning I was really not feeling it. But once we reached the top, it was beautiful and totally worth it (a common theme for the day)!
We stopped for lunch along the way, where I met Angie, a nice older British ...
... with and raise a family with.
I'd like to thank all of our friends and family who have supported this through this trip. Endless favours called in on our part, some of which we couldn't have kept travelling without. The financial support also from our families has been really appreciated, allowing us to do more than just get by on our trip. We are both blessed to have such supportive families and we will always think of you guys whenever we think of this trip.
... but accurately named, High Cliff (230 m), the highest cliff in Cornwall. By the looks of the enormous rabbit holes as we head up high, even the rabbits are big here. When we reach the top we stop for morning tea. It's 10.40 am and Matt's chocolate almonds purchased in transit as he flew into the country have become our most popular snack. Next we start a series of steep ascents and descents. First it's Rusey Cliff, then Fire Beacon Point where we ...
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- King Arthur must be turning in his grave
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