Travel Blogs from Caernarfon
... on the beach. After a good nights sleep, and another full breakfast we strolled the one short block to the beach. It was a very long semi circle of stones bordering the Irish Sea, I me tend that this is the resort spot for Wales and you can see this here as the beach front was made up of guest houses, hotels and B&Bs. Strolled back to accomodation and left for our next stop which was at Friars Carse in Auldgirth near Dumfries in ...
... Spectres as the mist swirled around and the sun tried to break through it. Even Graham saw one in the end! The descent was north-eastwards into the remains of Rhosydd Quarry, where there are the ruins not only of the quarry buildings, but also of the workers' cottages. The quarry wasn't abandoned until the 1930s and must have been a desperate place to work in. We finished by going back down the valley below Moelwyn Mawr to Croesor - a fine end to an enjoyable ...
A quote from a famous Welsh anthem, sung by massed choirs. The Welsh are famous for their voices - think Ric*********** and opera singer Bryn Terfel.
Barmouth nestles among the steep hills of Snowdonia on the estuary of the River Mawddach.
I seem to have lost the first entry in this blog, which mentioned that we left home on 11 October and flew to UK to spend some time visiting family in Colwyn Bay North Wales before embarking of our cruise to Egypt, Jordan and Dubai on 26 October. We didn't do much sightseeing there, except for this one day out. It was quite sunny although very windy, so we decided to take a trip ...
You would think that following simple directions would be easy. After all, how many variations are there? Right, left, or straight on. Simple.
Or maybe not so simple.
David and Mary had produced a detailed booklet with photos, directions, and interesting background history and information on the area we were visiting and the sights we were due to see.
"Tulip" directions for every step of the way, clearly detailed, were a part of the booklet.
Other places to stay in Caernarfon
4 Church Street, Caernarfon | B&Bfrom $82