Cornwall coast near Lands End, England ~ © Brian Jannsen Photography

The history and landscape of this place fascinates me.so forlorn and a bit mysterious. Cornwall coast near Lands End, England ~ © Brian Jannsen Photography

Porthcurno Bay, Cornwall. Deep beneath these waters is the kingdom of the mer-people and other important features from Toby Fisher and King Jack's Gold

Porthcurno Bay, Deep beneath these waters is the kingdom of the mer-people and other important features from Toby Fisher and King Jack's Gold

Pirate's Cove, Polperro, Cornwall. Smuggling prospered in Polperro when it was developed as a port in the 12th c. & reached it's zenith in the late 18th c. when Britain's wars w/ America & France hastened high taxation of imported goods. Local fisherman boosted their income by smuggling spirits, tobacco & other goods from Guernsey. A more organized Coast Guard service was introduced in the 19th c. along w/ stiff penalties, & led to much less smuggling.

Smuggling prospered in Polperro when it was developed as a port in the c. & reached it's zenith in the late c. when Britain's wars w/ America & France hastened high taxation of imported goods. Local fisherman b

Towanroath Engine House    The building above would have housed a steam driven cornish beam engine, here at the Wheal Coates tin mine on the north Cornwall coast

Wheal Coates by flash of light Towanroath Engine House The building above would have housed a steam driven cornish beam engine, here at the Wheal Coates tin mine on the north Cornwall coast St.

Porthcurno Beach on the Lands End Way Cornwall, UK. The Cornish Coastal Path is 330 miles long and covers some of the most dramatic and historic scenery in Great Britain.

Porthcurno Beach Lands End Way~The Cornish Coastal Path is 330 miles long & covers some of the most dramatic & historic scenery in Great Britain~Cornwall, England

The Caribbean? No the stunning  Isles of Scilly, off the coast of Cornwall, England

England Travel Inspiration - The Caribbean? No the stunning Isles of Scilly, off the coast of Cornwall, England

Merlin’s Well near Tintagel on the North Cornwall coast.  Historians believe King Arthur may have been born in Tintagel which adds to its mystique.

Metlako Falls, Eagle Creek, The Columbia River Gorge east of Portland, Oregon by Dylan Toh & Marianne Lim

Tintagel Castle and Merlin's Cave, England

Tintagel Castle and Merlin's Cave, north Cornwall coast, England. Merlin's cave - a must see along with Tintagel castle.

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