South West Coast Path: Rainy Days and Mondays

We tried to walk yesterday…we really did. We left our B&B at 9:00 in the morning under gray skies and threat of rain and strong winds. After a quick stop to pick up lunch at the local SPAR store, we left Padstow, wishing we could have spent more time poking around the upscale harbor town.

By 10:30, we were sipping tea at the Trevone Beach cafe, cold, wet and frustrated that Mother Nature had whisked away our beautiful weather. We had a nice chat with an older couple who were traveling in their camper van. As he told story after story of his exploits, swimming, hiking and mountain biking, she would continually remind him, “That was 40 years ago.”

The bus shelter provided a semi-dry spot for lunch.

We eventually decided our best option was to catch the bus back to Padstow where we could relax with a nice glass of wine while waiting for a later bus to drop us at our next lodging. As we watched to flag our bus down, our friends in their camper van drove past, tooting and waving.

To be allowed to sit in the restaurant with wine, the server told us we had to have food on the table, but it didn’t have to be a lot.

It was a long crazy day, but we eventually made it to Old McDonalds Farm, where our room awaited. Many thanks to the Atlantic Coaster – bus line A5

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5 thoughts on “South West Coast Path: Rainy Days and Mondays

  1. Malcolm Robertson

    The café and a glass of wine or something warmer sounds good — but keep going. Cheers

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  2. The look on Reg’s face says it all. Some days you step over it, some days you step in it! Keep the spirit, you are doing great!

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  3. Jackie Bachman

    What an adventure! Glad you took a little break to enjoy the little town…

    Jackie Bachman Board Member, Community Relations OHRA (760) 889-5122 Jackie.bachman53@gmail.com

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