Our method of exploration of these coastal towns generally consisted of shopping for something we apparently feel we needed or forgot to pack, like warmer clothes. We then search for a lunch spot in town to sample the local cuisine. Indian food is very good across the UK, so that was often at the top of our list. The local seafood was also good to find. However, please note there is no Dover sole to be found in Dover, England. No matter how good the food is on board, local cuisine away from the ship is a very welcome change.
Quiet Island Life of Skilly Isles
As you would expect, some of the very small island villages in the colder climates are as quaint as they are quiet. Not a lot to do in Tresco Island, other than to watch the world go by and tend to gardens. From what we saw, catering to tourists is high on the list with many cottages for rent.
Lots of time to watch the flowers grow.
The More Raucous Weymouth, England
Apparently the Wessex Water Department has had some episodes of polluting the harbors and this little mermaid will have none of it. She wants her fellow citizens to act and Wessex Water must cut the crap now! Is this some little kids mom? Gracious, how embarrassing.
It is difficult to act like a tough guy at the Black Dog Tavern when you are walking a little dachshund. He didn’t scare me none.
By the way, the above photo is a hot dog.
Well, we have had enough exploring of Weymouth. This stop was a substitute for stopping in Penzance, due to inclemet weather there.
Back to the safe confines of our cruise ship, our home away from home as the cruise director keeps telling us.