The Royal Duchy Hotel
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We left our lovely cattle cottage and began our journey back East. We paused at Gwithian, across the bay opposite St Ives, to run around the sand dunes for a bit and up to look at the view of Godrevy lighthouse. Then we made our way to Healeys Cyder Farm, deciding that it was appropriate beings as we are in Cornwall. We had a taste of some great ...
... backdrop. We got a hot chocolate and sat on the sea wall for a while taking it all in. With the sun dropping we picked up some food and headed back to our cottage for dinner and a fire.
... 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!
... context of their way of life, the acquisition of material wealth seemed an irrelevance. This is a family rich in every way that matters.
India has a new government and a new prime-minister. We found nothing but praise for Mr Modi from all classes of society. All agreed that he faced a herculean task in tackling the corruption inherent throughout the civil service following sixty-five years of government by the Congress Party. His projected reforms ...
Set off to get to our next destination and close another circle. John O'Groats to Land's End.
First went to The Lizard, the most southerly point in mainland England and less well known. Old life boat station from the 1800s and spectacular cliffs.
Then to Land's End, the most westerly point on the UK mainland, to close another circle. ...