Padstow Proves to be Practically Perfect

For the first two days of our Cornish explorations we made the charming town of Padstow our homebase. This little fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall was perfect for an introduction to this part of the United Kingdom. The first evening we walked around the harbor… CONTINUE READING >> 

For the first two days of our Cornish explorations we made the charming town of Padstow our homebase. This little fishing port on the north coast of Cornwall was perfect for an introduction to this part of the United Kingdom. The first evening we walked around the harbor… CONTINUE READING >> 

This Place Rocks

The introductory warmup walk of our Cornwall walking tour was destined to rock. There was just no way around it, because it would begin and end in the town of Rock. In order to accomplish this rockin’ trek, we would need… CONTINUE READING >> 

The introductory warmup walk of our Cornwall walking tour was destined to rock. There was just no way around it, because it would begin and end in the town of Rock. In order to accomplish this rockin’ trek, we would need… CONTINUE READING >> 

The Angelic Aura of St Michael’s Mount

When is an island not an island?

Perhaps when there is a cobblestone path leading to it.

The thought was so intriguing, and the castle topped hill so inviting, that we could hardly wait. However, the tide… CONTINUE READING >> 

When is an island not an island?

Perhaps when there is a cobblestone path leading to it.

The thought was so intriguing, and the castle topped hill so inviting, that we could hardly wait. However, the tide… CONTINUE READING >> 

Honing in on Hondarribia

As a home base for a few days, we settled into the normally sleepy town of Hondarribia on the Spanish side of the border with France.

We say normally sleepy because a wakeup call had shaken the city into a flurry of activity… CONTINUE READING >> 

As a home base for a few days, we settled into the normally sleepy town of Hondarribia on the Spanish side of the border with France.

We say normally sleepy because a wakeup call had shaken the city into a flurry of activity… CONTINUE READING >>