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breaks from poring over the newspapers as the Bushies implode
and Cornwall in the springtime
things start to pile up and get on top of you, it's time to take some time off
and go to Cornwall.
may not find this terribly rewarding unless you're included here, so this is a
good time for casual and random browsers to turn back before they get too caught
up in the sweep and majesty of the proceedings and can't let go.
to the Levant Mines on the Southwest Coast Path, 22 April 2006
Head -- we're out for just a short walk today, as aging knees are cutting off
most discussion of near-term hiking plans, so we're off for some sightseeing in
the afternoon. We're just on our way over to the Levant Mine now, with views of
the Pendeen lighthouse.
on another path to nowhere
for Atlantic grey seals. Wearing "hiking sandals", that let the feet
Crowns near Botallack
lighthouse in the distance, and the Levant Mine just over the next hill
surf. As the tide comes in and goes out, you can watch the very varied effects
of the white foamy sort of water across the rocks. It would be very easy not to
move on. The "Natural Arch" is not quite visible at the onshore end
of those rocks, but it will be four photos down from here.
Levant engine house, a National Trust property.
back towards Botallack, Kristin is doing some exploring where aging knees fear
aging knees made the right decision, but here's Kristin working her way back up
onto something walkable.
the Natural Arch mentioned four captions back.
more of the National Trust old mining works as we draw an end to our perambulations
for the day.
to Botallack Manor and off for some sightseeing in the region on the wrong side
of the road.
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All rights reserved, all wrongs avenged. Posted 7 May 2006, revised 18 September 2008, 7 May 2013.