Cornwall, Part II: St. Michael’s Mount and the Minack Theatre

10 Feb

Covered In Flour

Back to Cornwall!  We woke up on our first morning ready to do some sightseeing – after tea, of course.  We knew that we wanted to go to St. Michael’s Mount, a historic monastery that became a family home for many generations, which is set on a hill in the middle of a small cove.  When the tide is out, you can walk to the “island” via a stone causeway… but beware the tide coming in while you’re on the island!  You might find yourself swimming back to the mainland.

We walked over the causeway and yes, we did manage to make it back to shore before the tide came in.  But not before checking out the inside of the castle (which boasted ancient weapons, stained glass, a family chapel and a snapshot of Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall posing with the family on a visit a few…

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