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Downderry by the sea 7-6

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my first view of Downderry (image from Street View)

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map showing distance travelled (map from Google Earth)

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Downderry is a charming town, tucked beside the sea …

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houses in Downderry (image from Street View)

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My virtual memories of Downderry will be of stone walls …

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gardens along Downderry street (image from Street View)

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hillside gardens …

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hillside gardens (image from Street View)

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and a charming red brick church …

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Downderry church (image from Street View)

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Best View:  a lilac in front of a white house …

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July 4, 2013 ‘Lilacs, Downderry’ Jane Tims

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and a Horse Chestnut tree beside Downderry Church …

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July 5, 2013 ‘Downderry Church’ Jane Tims

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Then, onward to Seaton and a backward view at Seaton Beach from Looe Hill …

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July 6, 2013 ‘Seaton Beach’ Jane Tims

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Written by jane tims

August 2, 2013 at 7:07 am

along a Cornwall road 7-5

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farm tucked into a valley (image from Street View)

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Today’s virtual biking trip took me toward the town of Downderry, along narrow roads lined with Western Gorse (Ulex gallii) in yellow bloom.  Gorse grows on sunny sites with sandy soil and is common on the heathlands along Britain’s Atlantic coast.  Before my virtual trips to France and England, I had heard of gorse but had never ‘seen’ it …

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gorse in bloom (image from Street View)

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I saw a few farms along the way …

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a house and barn (image from Street View)

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and horses in a green pasture …

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horses (image from Street View)

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Best View: farmstead not far from Downderry …  my skies are improving, don’t you think???

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June 8, 2013 ‘farm near Downderry’ Jane Tims

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