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Early morning drive from Exeter towards Cornwall, with Tintagel Castle being our first stop. Tintagel Castle's wonderful location, set high on the rugged North Cornwall coast, offers dramatic views out to sea, and its fascinating ruins and stunning beach makes it an ideal first taste of Cornwall. Next stops, the two sea side villages of Port Isaac …
... 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!
... 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 ...
... of season! Still nice for a wander round the tiny community and pretty harbour, with some good steps for us to soak up some sun and enjoy a flapjack!
Leaving Marazion, we continued along the coast to Porthcurno and the Minack Theatre. This is an open-air theatre built into the sea cliff. It's amazing! Terraces of stone leading down to the main stage area with balconies and things as well, all with the backdrop of the ocean. I imagine it is ...
... description; there are literally masses of people – 1½ billion of them approximately. Thankfully we never met all of them, although in the cities it sometimes seemed that we did. Old Delhi Railway Station appeared to contain a significant proportion of the population when we arrived from Ramnagar. Lesson 1: never think you can dispense with a porter; 200 rupees is well spent.
So what is it that makes the Indian so different from his ...