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Today was another great day to be on holiday. After breakfast we spent a few hours in patchy sunshine fully exploring Port Isaac. Up and down the village's hills, in and out of lane ways, walkways, while taking lots of photos at every viewpoint. We saw it all reading a local guide as we went.
Found "The Entry" ('Squeeze-ee-belly Alley') the Guinness Book Of Records lists as the narrowest public thoroughfare in the world being just 45cm wide. Every cottage has its own ...
... closed for the winter (we are often finding this to be the case now we are in November) but we enjoyed our walk around the small village at the foothill of the castle. Met up'with a local from Mousehole who told us Marazion and Mousehole are the oldest settlements on the southwest coast. They are well preserved living monuments of a history long past.
Stupidly thought we would 'duck over' to St Ives while the sunlight was so good but ...
Today we set out on a longer journey and ended up travelling over 250km over 8 hours. Initially we headed for Truro city. Bought tickets for a musical matinee for Thursday afternoon and then walked a little around the centre of the city. Cheryl was impressed with Lakeland kitchenwares and bought a set of cutting tools for making ginger bread houses. We shared another great Cornish pasty while walkimg past the Town Hall and Cathederal.
As predicted today started with grey skies and steady rain falling. The local seagulls who wake us up each morning as day breaks with first light about 7am, continued to cry and fly about the Port or sit swimming on the surface of the water in the bay. Nice to be warm and inside on a morning like this.
Decided to stay at the cottage and catch up with email, photos and washing. I completed a work related task which couldn't wait until next year. ...
It's now November, and even though I have changed to the challenge slightly, I thought I would update the list of where I've been.
So where have I been now...at the start of the year I was up to 17.
2) Republic of Ireland
6) Gibraltar (well it’s an over seas territory, but ...