The Old Smugglers Inn
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... also saw these cool little birds called Roal Roal Partridges that were colourful and busy. We spent over and hour in this sphere just because it was so cool.
After an amazing day, we drove to the surf town of Newquay, watched the Rugby semi-final – damn Kiwis – and had a pretty ****** sleep in a gross Belushi’s dorm.
The two gardens over the last two days were bloody beautiful and we are relishing autumn in the SW of England.
Ciao for now. ...
... legs and took off.
There are scores of old stone chimneys in Cornwall, marking the numerous disused silver and tin mines in the area. The countryside is bleak and wind blown, like the West coasts of Scotland, Wales and Ireland, but very beautiful. Lots of stone fences, rocky farmlands and no trees at all.
All of a sudden we're back into green ...
... hedge fences and rolling countryside, and quite a few rivers to cross along the way, spilling onto the Atlantic at Portsmouth, Exmouth, Plymouth and Dartmouth among others.
Cornwall has its own language; a Gaelic tongue, but not Irish, Welsh or Scottish. Can't wait to try a proper Cornish Pasty.
We pass through Looe, Catchfrench, ...
Well not quite but you have to say the nursery rhyme if you are going to Saint Ives. Poem - As I was going to St. Ives As I was going to St. Ives I met a man with seven wives, Each wife had seven sacks, each sack had seven cats, Each cat had seven kits: kits, cats, sacks and wives, How many were going to St. Ives? The Answer of Course is 1! It takes about an hour to drive to Saint Ives ...
... from the root base of a fallen tree.
We wer lucky enough to have good weather the day we were there so wandered freely, if not as widely as we would have had we had more time.
With a cafe (I believe they do use home grown produce) and gift shop, baskets of picnic blankets for loan and outdoor games to be played, it really is somewhere I would go to again if I lived close by.
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