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I spent a lovely week in Cornwall over Christmas seeing my Mum each day and visiting various towns and villages near the Lizard where I was staying. The harbour at Coverack by night was a magical scene with Christmas lights and decorations illuminating the small fishing boats in the harbour. I also took a couple of walks to my favourite places anywhere in the world - Kynance Cove and Lizard Point. The sunsets at this time of the year are truly spectacular. ...
... settling on the best one being from in an old rum barrell, so it has a hint of rum flavour. Very tasty. We wandered round the farm, checking out all the factory equipment and some farm animals - peacocks, chickens, fluffy goats, and some black pigs obsessed with licking the floor.
Moving on we headed to Tintagel, where we parked up and ...
Today we went back to Lands End to explore the beautiful headland. The coastpath around here is absolutely stunning. We hiked along checking out all the rocky outcrops and views. Stopping for another photo I below into the clear blue water and noticed a dark figure moving - a seal! We watched as he made his way to the caves before he disappeared for a bit. We stayed a while longer trying to spot him again, and to our luck he came back with a friend! (we suspect lady ...
We embraced a very early start to bomb it over to the lovely Cornwall, and our first stop was Lizards Point. Right out on the peninsula and the furthest point South in England, it is a beautiful spot. We wandered down to the view point and checked out an old RNLI station, before having a ramble round the clifftops along the coastpath taking in the stunning views.
With much fresh air sucked into our lungs, we hopped back in the car and continued ...
... we were halted by dense traffic, looked surprisingly well-nourished – we were informed that, for them, begging is a business often, alas, organised by unscrupulous adults.
In Uttarakhand in the north, and Rajasthan further south, we saw no real poverty at all. A simpler life-style, such as that of Mr Badal Singh and his family in Khuri, with no cars dishwashers, televisions etc., might appear impoverished to the western consumer-driven eye, but ...