Jul 142014










The moment that I love the most when camping is waking up, unzipping the tent and letting my eyes rest upon a view of the sea. It’s such an uplifting start to the day. Other than a glorious evening on the Friday, the weather was not kind to us for our trip to the Gower this weekend. We managed to have a whole lot of fun, nevertheless, even whilst barbecuing in the pouring rain on a misty cliff top, which is a testament to the unfailingly good company of the wonderful friends with whom we camped. In every available dry spell we made our way through the sand dunes to the expanse of beach below. There were football matches, surfing lessons, dune jumping competitions, foraging expeditions and sand castle building extravaganzas. Every delight that a wild beach has to offer on a drizzly day.

The boys were in their element and would have happily stayed forever. I was not sorry to return to a warm dry house, but in between the mounds of washing, I have spent the whole day daydreaming about the beach and our time there together. I’m already checking the long range weather forecast for our next camping trip. The siren song of the sea is calling.

 July 14, 2014  weekending Tagged with: , ,  Add comments

  8 Responses to “weekending :: camping by the sea”

  1. Beautiful shots, looks like you had a wonderful time!

  2. I usually lurk, but just wanted to say what a beautiful post this is ! It really gladdened my heart as I read it this morning. Thanks! PennyL in Dorsetxx

  3. What gorgeous pictures! I want to go there too!!

  4. Gorgeous photos, so calm and peaceful.

  5. Fabulous beach! Glad you had fun even though the weather wasn’t great.

  6. What lovely photos – it looks like a great trip!

  7. Looks like a beautiful place to camp, especially being able to watch the changes in the ocean from morning to night.

  8. Beautiful photography. Inspiring.

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