The third post detailing my walk from St Ives to Falmouth along England's South West Coast Path (in Cornwall) last October.
So, I went hiking a couple of weeks ago. (Yep.) And, despite apprehension about my general fitness, I survived four days of schlepping around the Tasman Peninsula with only a few blisters and a mild case of sunburn. (I did wonder a few times -- muscles burning, lungs wheezing -- what the hell I was … Continue reading Hiking the Three Capes Track
I like to think of myself as adventurous. It's probably one of the reasons I love fantasy so much -- with its quests and great sweeping landscapes. And it's definitely what drives me when I travel. The above photo epitomises adventure for me -- I'm sharing for the weekly photo challenge. Last year my desire … Continue reading Adventure in the rain
Many walkers might have sat in the pub for an extra day instead of braving the SW Coast Path in the rain... Or caught the bus instead. But they would have missed out on a unique experience (that might have put my travelling companion off hiking for ever...). Having delayed our plans for a day … Continue reading South West Coast Path: Westward Ho! to Clovelly
The South West Coast Path is a 630 mile walk around the coast of SW England, from Minehead in Somerset to Poole in Dorset. As soon as I heard about it, when planning my current trip, I resolved to hike a couple of legs. Today the plan was to hike from Westward Ho! in north … Continue reading South West Coast Path: Instow to Westward Ho!