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Rock Walk 1

Posted by
grouser (Ludlow, United Kingdom) on 19 September 2012 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Mrs G takes the lead on this rock walk between Westcliff and Pobbles Beach on the Gower. This walk is only possible during a brief interlude at low tide and due to the combination of abrasive rock, slippery seaweed and long gulleys reaching in from the sea to the cliff face, is quite a challenging scramble as we realised fairly quickly.

NIKON COOLPIX P7000 1/894 second F/5.0 ISO 100 28 mm (35mm equiv.)

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Lovely place, but not a place to fall over, I guess, you would be scraped to bits

19 Sep 2012 5:59am

@CElliottUK: and I bleed like a stuck pig from the slightest scratch thanks to the warfarin :0

*MЯG* from Iran

beautiful

19 Sep 2012 6:03am

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Yeah...and nice chap you are...you sent her out first. No wonder your cameras get wet ; ] best…jf

19 Sep 2012 6:04am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Grandisoe captage et ocmpo sueprbe vue avec ces rochers noirs et cette immensité
amitié

19 Sep 2012 6:46am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

You found a nice day ....lucky you.

19 Sep 2012 6:56am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

de quoi y trouver des moules

19 Sep 2012 7:37am

Brockaly from Leominster, United Kingdom

Hope MG cooked seaweed fritters !

19 Sep 2012 8:29am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

My first impression is how slippery it looks - more slip than scramble!

19 Sep 2012 9:03am

Benkirane Thami from Fès, Morocco

Excellent contraste accentué par cette roche noire! Un moment de plaisir à la faveur de la marée basse.
Bonne journée lumineuse!

19 Sep 2012 9:15am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A tale of intrigue ... The scene in a mysterious and powerful ... Lady G may cross this space ... ? The answer later ... I like friend Grouser! Adela

19 Sep 2012 9:15am

SalSa from Tehran, Iran

Beatiful place

19 Sep 2012 10:04am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Wunderbar diese Farbkontraste. Sehr schöne Aufnahme.

19 Sep 2012 10:06am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

what a super place for barefoot walking :)

19 Sep 2012 10:19am

@Mariana M.: yes bloody marvellous :)

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful photo !

19 Sep 2012 10:24am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

It looks precarious but makes for a great shot, g man.

19 Sep 2012 10:40am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Wow, bet that is a touch place to walk - better have some good shoes on. Cool location, Grouser!

19 Sep 2012 10:50am

yalda from Iran

Excellent contraste & Very beautiful photo

19 Sep 2012 11:16am

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

Looks dangerous Grouser - I think I would have taken the alternative route!

19 Sep 2012 1:37pm

@dobbino: we came back that way, over the cliffs )

gerard1948 from Santiago de Compostela, Spain

A place and a wonderful view, may be required shoes to protect their feet. I'm not particularly adept at these courses. Great shot.

19 Sep 2012 1:54pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine shot of the low-tide interim that permits a quick scramble down the beach. Fine shot of the moist area.

19 Sep 2012 2:50pm

franz from Baden, Austria

wonderful clouds over this impressive beach! i'm sure mrs g has to be very careful walking here ...

19 Sep 2012 4:10pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

A slippery perilous place, but 'Womens Lib' has put the girls on par with the boys, I guess that's why you sent her first... :0

19 Sep 2012 4:42pm

@Michael Fresh: Note she carries her own bag too :)

ruthiebear from Titusville,NJ, United States

A beautiful spot. I applaud you wife for her bravery in leading the way!

19 Sep 2012 5:55pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Looks stunning, and great fun

19 Sep 2012 9:24pm

shooter from United Kingdom

great location with three cliffs in the distance, which is one of my favourite beaches.

19 Sep 2012 9:36pm

Baldwin from Bejuma, Venezuela

I hope she has good shoes on ... Impressive view of this fabulous rocky shoreline !!! Your wife makes a nice spot of color in this fantastic photo ...

19 Sep 2012 10:34pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

It looks like a tough go. She adds a nice touch of color to the scene.

19 Sep 2012 10:58pm

Harry from Apex NC, United States

Great sky and and impressively rugged rock-beach. The inclusion of Mrs G adds scale and humanity.

19 Sep 2012 11:43pm

NIKON COOLPIX P7000
1/894 second
F/5.0
ISO 100
28 mm (35mm equiv.)

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