Max Miechowski travels a section of the South West Coast Path, from St Ives to Penzance, to bear witness to the stirrings of Spring on behalf of WSJ Magazine. The route winds 600+ miles through Devon, Somerset, and Cornwall, bordered by the Celtic Sea, and the English Channel.
"We all have many reasons—art, food, the splendor of a certain mountain or beach—to travel to far places by plane, train or car. But, if just once in your life, here’s my advice: Take a long journey on foot. Nothing gives simple joy and satisfaction like walking."