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I awake according to my custom before 5am:
Seagulls circling early,
"Come join us".
It's a rest day and we take the time to farewell Ed onto the London train and focus on preparing ourselves for the next stage of this adventure.
... our path "we would drive off the end of Wales"!!!!
So we lost about an hour but it was the rain and traffic that really made us say a few words that rhymed with duck!!!!! I have now decided that we cannot use a road map as my darling partner is not able to read a map Her comment to me was "I hate these bloody things" ha.
So then we arrived at this beautiful I accommodation called 'the Gwelva' The view from every window that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean , ...
... We also have the encumbrance of our rain jackets on as the showers come and go.
We walk up to the church and are surprised to find it still locked at 9.15 on a Sunday morning. So, with heads down we try to walk off our frustration and disappointment, however I very soon begin to realise this pack is just too heavy for me. I continue to try and get the weight off my shoulders onto the waist band around my hips, but the weight ...
... with the trillions of microbes that live in every gram of soil and were resting alongside the pores of my skin. Somehow we are being transported to another world, and yet it is still this world, the one I cruise across the surface of, without recognition for most of my life. We eat hardboiled eggs and cold marmite toast with tomatoes bought from a family garden along the way, yet today the food is irrelevant, as I am filled to overflowing by ...
... by humans across the ages, with great natural beauty and flowing water. We saw once again how nature gradually overcomes any efforts by our species to tame and conquer her. Here was a place to calm the mind and bring the senses alive and as we traversed the rises and falls in this magical landscape I began to understand some of the deeper wisdom described so beautifully in the Sun and the Serpent:
"To begin to communicate with ...