The Cornwall Collective – March 2015

The Cornwall Collective, Year 1 – March 2015

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We decided to take another SB in March 2015, this time a domestic affair, down to the lovely Cornwall, the home of so many childhood holidays. This one was a little off the cuff by anyone’s standards, let alone mine, but Mr G wanted to be impulsive, and so we were – as in booking the hotels in the car en route to Penzance.

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Made in Madeira

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Made in Madeira

Right: The view from the rooftop pool of the Vine Hotel, with the Atlantic ocean extending before you.

This trip, back in a bright & sunny November (in Madeira that is…) was the start of something special, in many ways. Mr G & I had known each other for only 6 weeks, and we decided to go away for a little ‘SB’, to get to know one another more. It was here in Madeira, I think we can safely say that we fell in love – and we also fell head over heels for Madeira too.

Viewed as an island for the oldies, it might seem a strange choice on first glance. However, I am always keen to explore & I hadn’t visited before – it was a good choice in terms of weather (it’s about an hour by plane north of the Canaries), and it was economical too – flights were around £300 each both ways, with a flight time of about 4 hours.

For this trip, I booked everything independently, as the hotel we opted for had a great offer on, when booking direct.

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