After the Parliament we continued our stroll through Edinburgh, eventually returning to our hotel. Click any of the pictures below to see them all bigger (remembering you may have to click the post title first if you’re seeing this in an email or via social media).
We walked quite a bit and I took pictures as we went. Click any image below to see them bigger (if you’re not seeing this on the web site you may need to click the post title first to get there).
A few more shots of interesting buildings and streets we walked around Ghent.
Massive map on a sheet of glass on either side of the building. For some context, see the picture below:
On Thursday 25 May, the penultimate of our walking group tour, we started out from Nanjizal. The horse below (click to see it larger) came right up and started chewing on my shirt, then my jeans and then started nuzzling my backpack. It either was smelling my lunch in there or was merely hoping for some food, I think. The long straight line in the map is us driving from Nanjizal up to Botallack. More about that anon. If viewing in email, click the post title to click into the images and see them larger.
The next day (24 May) we drove on to the King Harry Ferry (interestingly it’s driven across the water on a chain) and on to Porth, whence we trailed to the Killigerran Head. If viewing in email, click the post title to click into the images and see them larger.
On 19th May we did a 10-mile walk on Walkhampton Common. These pictures will give some idea of the varied landscapes and terrain we encountered. If viewing in email, click the post title to click into the images and see them larger.
We set out on 18th May to walk the Merrivale Circuit, a 6.5 mile walk that took us past some beautiful scenery and to another tor. If viewing in email, click the post title to click into the images and see them larger.
The next day, we only walked about 3 miles in a circuit starting from Lulworth and ending at Lulworth Cove .
If you succumb to any of these hazards, you may find yourself with a Scratchy Bottom:
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We took our first short (4.3 mile) hike in the Lyme Regis area to Golden Cap, “arguably the highest point on the south coast of Great Britain.” The views were breathtaking and I’m not sure these pictures really capture the feeling of being there. Click any image to see them all at full size.
Is it a contradiction in terms