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... to persevere, I believe you'll be rewarded as these last two sections of the coastal walk do include some very popular attractions.
The highlight for me today was Land's End. I remember hearing stories as a child about how Englishmen were scared of visiting Land's End as they thought they might fall off! This possibility fascinated me and I've wanted to see it ever since. And today I had my wish.
The locals lament the ...
... 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 ...
... with heavily wooded Cypress pine areas above the cliffs and long sections of boulders lining the shore.
Watching a small fisherman's boat being winched up the old stone slipway at Penberth, a tiny little fishing hamlet where time stands still.
Rounding the headland leading into Mousehole, with views of Penzance, our final destination, in the distance.
The movie-set appearance of Mousehole's streets around the harbour 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 ...
... many were going to St Ives?”
What do you reckon? If your arithmetically inclined you should come up with the answer of 401; 7+49+243 =299 + 1 for the man with seven wives, +1 for the person asking the question. And this after a great deal of effort was the answer I used to get. But, it’s wrong so Arthur Mee told me. The correct answer is just one. The man and his wives were going in the ...