Choughs, Seals and Special Light

Post 63: 19 September 2016 

After the long drive and cake and tea it was time to sample a bit of the coast path hereabouts. I was not to be disappointed. Unfortunately, I forget to take my camera and as always that’s when good pictures arise. We saw seals in the bays below the hostel and choughs (the bird that looks like a blackbird but has red legs and beak), which were once nearly extinct in this country and even now are fairly rare. There were two quite close to us in a field – my first ever sighting of a choughs. 

My friends had to be back by 5pm to open the hostel and so on our return I grabbed my camera and then headed back down to the seals. They were busy feeding their young. See slideshow:

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and this single photograph.

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Walking back to the hostel it looked quite impressive.

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Back at the hostel I decided to give my bicycle a clean as I hadn’t had chance after rides at Centre Parcs the previous week. Friends have recently said they can’t keep up with my whereabouts and activities I have to say neither can I at times!!!! Stick with it.

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Not a bad location to do a bit of cleaning! The first of German visitors had just arrived as shown and like me was impressed with the views.

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Now someone had remarked that Bromptons were the Benny Hills of bikes. Not for me to say who said that.

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The views from the hostel was superb, but were to get better.

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No doubt David Birch, whoever he was, appreciated the view and still does…..

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As the evening went on the light conditions became interesting. They say you should not take photographs towards the sun. Well I always ignore that advice and I think you will see in the slideshow below why:

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But this was only a prelude to what was to come later in the week……………………..

 

 

 

 

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