Monthly Archives: June 2016

4th Day Perrenporth to St. Agnus and Portreath

Thursday 7:-00. After applying blister plaster and two layers of moleskin, and taping the whole thing securely, I noticed my middle toenail was turning black. “Boot Bang” its called. I was reminded of Wild, that incredible hike on the Pacific … Continue reading

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Day 3 Newquay to Perrenporth – 4.6 miles

We spent the morning doing errands in Newquay, after Jennifer had bandaged my toe. First stop was the bank to get more cash. Next stop pharmacy, very helpful. Bought several packets of “second skin” a product I will write a … Continue reading

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Day 2 Porthcothan to Newquay 11.25 miles

Day 2 Porthcothan to Newquay 11.25 Miles Mary and Tim Neale gave us a hearty breakfast. Two German girls joined us. They were walking north from St. Ives and talked about the awful weather they’d had. Decided to walk to … Continue reading

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Walking the South West Coast Path

May 21-22  Flight and Arrival in Padstow on the Cornwall Coast of England Delta’s night flight from Philadelphia to London was almost completely empty. As the night wore on, passengers took advantage, and quietly appropriated the empty seats, curling up … Continue reading

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Day 1 From Padstow to Porthcothan 13.75 miles

Monday- Another beautiful, clear day. Up at 7:00, down to breakfast. Our cheerful waitress showered us with endearments, “What you want dearie?” “That’s all right then my darling’” Will that be all mi luv?” etc. etc. Set off by 9:30. … Continue reading

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