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sailboats and tall ships 7-19

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tall ships in harbour at Charlestown (image from Street View)

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7-19 1 journal

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7-19 1 map

map showing distance travelled (map from Google Earth)

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My trip on the 19th day of my virtual journey through Cornwall took me along the Porthpean Beach Road.  The houses along the road came in many architectural styles.  One, a stone house, made a charming roofline over the hedges around it …

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stone house with hedges and vined walls (image from Street View)

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Others were like stone fortresses, with walls and gates and history …

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7-19 b Porthpean Beach Road

walled house on Porthpean Beach Road (image from Street View)

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My favorite house, of white-washed stone, was in Porthpean, with the ocean in sight …

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7-19 j Porthpean Beach Road

house with a green door, in Porthpean (image from Street View)

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Best View: sailboats in dock at Porthpean Beach … I did two versions of this.  #1 is my favorite, but I painted the scene too literally and made the masts of the boats curved (as they appear in the Street View camera lens)!  I corrected this in #2, but I don’t like the colors as well …

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August 5, 2013 'Porthpean Beach #1'  Jane Tims

August 5, 2013 ‘Porthpean Beach #1’ Jane Tims

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August 7, 2013  'Porthpean Beach #2'   Jane Tims

August 7, 2013 ‘Porthpean Beach #2’ Jane Tims

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Copyright 2013  Jane Tims

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