With the coronavirus lock-down meaning there’s little prospect of any travelling in the foreseeable future, I thought I’d have a delve through my photo archives.
Here’s a selection of 25 photos from a lovely holiday spent in the Cornwall seaside town of St Ives back in April 2000.
The branch line that runs from St Erth to St Ives is one of the most glorious in England, hugging the coast as it winds to its tiny terminus.
See photo feature: St Ives railway station: then and now.
Back in 2000, my camera gear comprised of a Sony Cybershot DSC-F55E compact, which came with a natty swivelling lens assembly and captured images at a breathtaking 2.1MP.
Read my review of the camera from 1999 here.
Lifeguard look out.
Close up details.
On the road.
Lighthouse, St Ives harbour.
Low tide in the harbour.
Sculpture, Tate St Ives.
End of the day.
Night time on the beach.
On the last day, the rain came.
St Erth is a cracking country junction station, with its Victorian era mechanical signalling still intact.
See photo feature on St Erth here.
Heading home in the pouring rain.
More about St Ives
- Join in with the discussion: St Ives – where to stay, what to do?
- St Ives photo gallery
- St Erth railway station feature
- St Ives railway station: then and now.