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... She confirmed it was a shorter route, and said no one had ever come that way before. I wonder why? She also advised that the very private coastal property I slunk through was owned by a very private author, the one who writes the Tinker Tailor spy novels (John Le Carre I think) and suggested it was fortunate indeed he didn't spot me.
Had a pleasant but melancholy dinner down at the very friendly local pub with my host and hostess. I had much ...
... of the major 19th century mining sites.
Well before I reached Sennen Cove I had my first distant views of Lands End, the most westerly point in both Cornwall and England. Frankly, I feel two weeks of this coastal walk is probably too much. I've now completed about 90 miles (150 kms) and just two days and 17 miles to go.
But there are still some sites ...
... National Trust. A cold wind drove us back to the mainland where we warmed ours
eves over a final Cornish cream tea before the walk back and dinner back at the house with Bill and Liz. Then off to the train station to board the Nightime Riviera sleeper train to London and on to our next adventure.
With our walking tour over, we look back at the 100 or so miles we have covered on some of England's most stunning and ...
... rough and I enjoyed the walk much more than yesterday's. Evidence of the tin and copper mining industry was everywhere.
I've been suffering from stomach cramps for the last three days and my imagination has been running away with me (I kept thinking of how in 2006 Cate was suffering from stomach cramps when we were overseas, but she still did everything as only Cate would including climbing the Eiffel Tower via the stairs rather than using the ...
... oven is temperamental at best so it was quite an achievement to get all this done in time. We had to keep mum out of the dining room as this was all a surprise for her but she needed to use the bathroom which would normally require a walk through the dining room or kitchen, both of which were out of bounds for her, we compromised by throwing a towel over her head and guiding her through! After we had devoured breakfast mum opened ...