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Hello Fishguard - Wales. We boarded the ferry and set sale at 9am on the 1st of July with our destination Fishguard in Wales. On arriving we thought we would go and find a tourist information in Fishguard so we could get all the information we needed. To our surprise Fishguard was a very small, colourful, old, narrow street village with the occasional very steep hill that was a tight squeeze driving through. We did after a few harsh words park and find ...
Back to Wales today to see Port Meirion. If anyone watched prisoner (the English one,many years ago) it was filmed there. It is a quaint place that is not what it seems, some of the buildings look quite huge but in realty it is just a facade. Although on saying that you can rent out some of the little cottages or there is a hotel there you can stay ...
What lovely scenery in Wales, the place is so green, we decided to go to Snowdonia, it was a bit to far to walk up to the top so we took the train, which took 1hr to get to the top we had a real quick 1/2 hr there then we had to catch the train back down - another 1hr. It was quite misty up there but we managed to get some photos unfortunatly we couldn't see the coast at all.
... the history of the place. Chris is wandering amongst the ruins avidly taking pictures. We leave the abbey and stop for lunch across the street at the Anchor Inn. We sit outside and drink our beers gazing up at the ruined abbey, smiling that this is not a bad life we have. After lunch we drive to Raglan Castle, a ruined castle courtesy of the English Civil War. Upon exiting the car Julian realizes he's left his sweatshirt at Tintern Abbey, which will require ...
... up behind the pub with a view of the water. Once again the
locals were great and so welcoming and whilst the accommodation may be free in
these places we are not so sure we are saving any money but we are certainly
On from there today up the centre and out to the coast of
Wales to a place called Aberaeron where we stopped for several hours taking in
the sea views and walking through the village.