During my recent travels in the UK and Morocco, I was pretty damn excited to add geocaching to my list of activities.
The third post detailing my walk from St Ives to Falmouth along England's South West Coast Path (in Cornwall) last October.
Back in October I spent a couple of weeks hiking the UK's South West Coast Path in Cornwall -- from St Ives to Falmouth. The complete distance is 102 miles (according to the South West Coast Path website). I wrote about the first stage of my journey while taking a couple of rest days in … Continue reading South West Coast Path: Marazion to Mullion
Adventures in Cornwall - with pictures
After spending a couple of weeks in Cornwall and Devon, I have had many random and wonderful experiences. So in this post I'm covering a miscellany of adventures not hitherto covered in recent posts. Cream Teas One can't come to this part of the world and not fall in love with cream teas -- otherwise … Continue reading A miscellany of adventures in SW England
One of the essential areas of Cornwall to visit is the Penwith Peninsula -- essentially the glob of land at the very south west of England... You know, Penzance, Lands End etc. So of course we did a day tour down there in our trusty little red car. Our first stop was St Michael's Mount, … Continue reading Ancient monuments and a lighthouse on the Penwith Peninsula
Next stop on our Cornish adventure was Tintagel castle - possibly the birthplace of King Arthur, definitely a really cool place to visit. Its vast sprawl atop a rocky promontory, surrounded by stunning views of the wild and rugged coast, way surpassed my expectations. One approaches Tintagel down a valley, then around a headland to … Continue reading Tintagel – craggy castle on the Cornish coast
It's been a whirlwind few days since arriving in the UK. This week I'm staying in Cornwall with a group of friends from home and we're having a blast. As all of us are writers bound for the World Fantasy Convention, our interests are very compatible: striking scenery, quaint villages, ancient monuments and ruins, castles, … Continue reading Exploring Bodmin Moor