The Art of Exploration · a diary of day trips, natural places, and miscellaneous adventures

London Mini Break

Saturday, October 15th, 2005 in London
London Mini Break

The late afternoon sunlight illuminates the buildings along Harrington Gardens.
An exhibit for Art on the Underground.
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Assortment

Gurnard’s Head
Gurnard's Head
I don’t normally get all weak at the knees when hiking along the edge of a steep drop-off. But pretty much all the high-wire hiking I’ve done in the past was relegated to the mountains, where steep slopes offer downcast views of distant rock and miniature trees. Here, the cliff bottoms out in a chaos of churning seas.
Sourdough Trail
Sourdough Trail
Balanced Rock
Balanced Rock 1
There’s a path around Balanced Rock that is all fine and dandy when you’re on the one side, which I shall here refer to as the Sunny, Balanced Side. Simply put, Sunny, Balanced Side is the side toward which the rock isn’t leaning.