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Travel Blogs from Caernarfon
... the mountain next to Snowdon). I said yes! I couldn't imagine having a more wonderful adventure partner for the rest of my life! We continued our hike up to the top of Mount Snowdon (which was way too crowded) then walked down via a lovely path next to an alpine lake. There were some pretty cool ruins along the way!
We hung out in the village of Betws-y-Coed for the next few days and it was so picturesque. We visited the old local church, took some fantastic walks, ...
... as the current battles underneath the surface. In every season this
place is beautiful but it is hauntingly so when the rain has driven everyone
else into hiding leaving only a few left to enjoy its solitude. The quiet of
the pier has a way of recharging you when life gets too stressful. It’s a landmark of North Wales that one cannot
miss out on when visiting.
... the track. In this case, since we had the token, another train coming in the opposite direction could not enter the track because they didn't have the token. The physical token is mostly used on heritage railways, but there are electronic equivalents as well.
There's not much else to say about the trip really. It went well, there was heaps of nice scenery, and we made it into Blaenau Ffestiniog on time. I bought my ticket for the next train - the Ffestiniog ...
... a sunny Sunday evening and people had probably been to the beaches. We hit Conwy in the late afternoon and looked around a bit. It is an amazing walled-in castle town, one of at least 8 castles built by Edward I in the late 1200's to clamp down on the Welsh rebellion, and people can still walk around much of the city on top of the walls.
Our lodging was still half an hour away in Caernarfon, another one of Edward's castle cities, so ...
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