Cornwall part 3 – Mevagissey

As a bit of a surprise after three nights’ camping, on the final day we drove to Mevagissey, a part of Cornwall I’d never previously been to (or heard of!). A gorgeous little fishing village nestled into the side of a hill, it struck me as being rather like Padstow without the tourists. [I fell in love with it instantly.] We stayed in the wonderful Tregorran Guest House with beautiful views over the harbour.

Mevagissey at dusk

As the sun set, we were captivated by the light and the different colours of the houses…

Mevagissey harbour

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Regent’s Canal

We took a beautiful walk along the Regent’s Canal. I’d never been before, and was only dimly aware of its existence, so it was amazing to have a totally different perspective on London. There were so many canal boats and barges!

Regent's Canal

I decided I’d extremely like to live in one, just not all the time and not when it rained. Maybe this one:


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Columbia Road Market and Greenwich

Columbia Road. One of the best ways to spend a day in London that I know of. A tiny street miles away from its nearest tube, Old Street, it feels like you’re heading the wrong way out of trendy Shoreditch.

However, if you visit on a Sunday you are met with a street full of people, quirky and artistic shops, street musicians and, most of all, flowers:

Columbia Road flowers

Of all kinds, sold in traditional market stalls:

Columbia Road cacti

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