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 →
And now for more Travelling in the 90s — tripping back in time to 1994 and my last few days in the UK... [Saturday 29 January, 1994] Yesterday we headed back to London via Oxford. We wandered around for a while -- saw the canal, saw the castle, saw some shops -- before picking up... Continue Reading →
Welcome to Travelling in the 90s -- the tale of my adventures in Europe, drawn from my original travel journal from 1993-1994... Our fresh-faced 20-something selves have just been road-tripping through Wales and are now heading north in our trusty Rover towards Scotland for a few days. *** [Thursday 13 January, 1994] Yesterday we drove... Continue Reading →
I'm continuing with my Travelling in the 90s series today... Excerpts from my travel journal kept during my 1993-1994 grand adventure in Europe and the UK. We pick things up in the Midlands, where H and I have been staying with family friends and touring the region with a hire car. But two is about... Continue Reading →
More Travelling in the 90s today... and we've arrived at one of the most thrilling weeks of the entire UK road trip. Warwick Castle... Stratford-upon-Avon... Bath... Salisbury... Stonehenge. It doesn't get much better than this. *** [Monday 3 January, 1994] Yesterday we went to Warwick Castle, which is supposed to be the “finest castle in... Continue Reading →
Welcome to the next installment of Travelling in the 90s, which comprises extracts of my 1993-1994 first ever overseas travel journal. Many things have changed since then. Many things have not. It's Christmas Eve and we're heading to St Paul's cathedral... *** [Sunday 26 December, 1993] Friday was a cold, windy day, and we were... Continue Reading →
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 →