Travel Blogs from Llanberis, United Kingdom

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Quest to Snowdon Mountain  - part II, Llanberis, Wales, United Kingdom travel blog

Quest to Snowdon Mountain - part II

A travel blog entry by zento

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Most people think that going down is easier than coming up since you don't have to make that big of an effort.  Wrong.  Going down is a more physically straining feat than going up because of gravity.  Climbing down means you have to fight against the ...

Quest to Snowdon Mountain  - part I, Llanberis, Wales, United Kingdom travel blog

Quest to Snowdon Mountain - part I

A travel blog entry by zento

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Another long weekend came along and even though money was a little tight, we decided to pull one of our short UK road trips.  I personally couldn't wait for the weekend to arrive as the lack of activity at work has made my days increasingly tedious ...

In Search of Forest Elves and Pixies, Llanberis, Wales, United Kingdom travel blog

In Search of Forest Elves and Pixies

A travel blog entry by zento

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... our way, so we positioned ourselves to get a glimpse of the old steam train with its white puffs of smoke.  Llanberis was and still is a mining town, so these old steamers which were now turned into picturesque tourist rides were most probably once ...

Snowden to Stonehenge, Llanberis-Bristol-Bath, United Kingdom travel blog

Snowden to Stonehenge

A travel blog entry by shmikes

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... Wales - 1080m: highest peak in Britain (I think Ben Nevis, Scotland is highest in UK) - Obligatory little town at base: Llanberis-more tourists than residents! - 500,000/yr go to summit- some take the easy route on the train from Llanberis! You all ...

Splash!, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Splash!

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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... to a convenient pub. We, that is Mel, Donny and I, decided to be even less adventurous and head down the hill towards Llanberis. As it happened, most of the others chickened out long before the pub, due to the inclement weather, and were back before us. ...

Failure to Launch, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Failure to Launch

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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After a stupidly tough week, I spent Friday night at Kate's enjoying a girly night in with some of her friends. We watched a movie and ate lots of nice food. On Saturday we drove to Snowdonia and attempted to climb Snowdon. Kate was very patient with me, ...

The Fellowship of the Ring, Dinorwic, United Kingdom travel blog

The Fellowship of the Ring

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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... get onto tarmac for a bit. The road work took us past Deiniolen and Dinorwig, down to the slate quarries above Llanberis (presumably the work of Sauron). The path crossed through autumnal woodland, where the russet leaves fluttered beneath silver trunks. ...

Event 17. Snowdonian Marathon, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Event 17. Snowdonian Marathon

A travel blog entry by sarahbooth

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... around us. Race start time is 10.30am from Nant Peris, a free bus service to the start is available from event HQ in Llanberis. Buses will run from approx. 9am onwards. From the start at Nant Peris (300ft) the route follows the A4086 and climbs to the ...

Climb every mountain, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Climb every mountain

A travel blog entry by kyle-and-lisa

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Llanberis, Wales   July 30 Day 10: Took a bus to backpacker's haven of Llanberis. Walked to campsite on sheep farm. Rain, rain, rain. The farmer here had a thick Welsh accent. Actually I think half of what he said was in Welsh. But still you ...

Y Garn, Llanberis, Wales, United Kingdom travel blog

Y Garn

A travel blog entry by uglytroll

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Ugly Troll and Sam went on a walk in Snowdonia. They got a bus to Llanberis and then, after waiting an inordinate amount of time, got another one up to Pen-y-Pass. They wanted to get off at a track part-way along the road, but, as it didn't have a name, ...

Catch Me If You Can, Y Garn (Nant Peris), United Kingdom travel blog

Catch Me If You Can

A travel blog entry by rachelkw

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It has to be a macho thing, right? I mean the slope is something like 45 degrees, with great grey rocks sticking out of it at right angles; the grass and reed is held together with slippery mud but does that slow our illustrious leader down? Not a hope. ...

Roadtrip, North Wales, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Roadtrip, North Wales

A travel blog entry by op13

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... roads were in good nick, no snow or ice to trouble us. We couldnt've asked for any better. First stop, Llanberis. Lunch (Cheese and Pickle Sandwiches) in Snowdonia National Park...Yay. Mildy disappointed that the mountain railway wasn't in action for ...

Snowdon (The Abort! mix), Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Snowdon (The Abort! mix)

A travel blog entry by uglytroll

... separate!) beds this time! So, if you are sitting comfortably, I shall begin our tale. Ugly Troll and Sam got the bus to Llanberis. Ugly Troll got off the bus, announced she felt a bit crappy, and then promptly threw up 4 times in the public toilet. ...

Wow! for Wales, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Wow! for Wales

A travel blog entry by melindam

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... as it makes the journey in half the time. Back to Wales—we arrived at noon, got the rental car, drove to Llanberis—thanks to Jim for the pronunciation tips for Welsh—unlike any other language!  Andy was impressed that he found town ...

Rain and History, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Rain and History

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver

Sunday night it begins to rain in earnest and it continues all day Monday. Even the trains to the top of Mt. Snowden are not running due to the wind.  No sense fighting it.  We visit the information center just down the road, pick up some maps ...

Llanberis and Snowdon, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Llanberis and Snowdon

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver

Wednesday It's supposed to be a nice day for a hike but it’s raining hard again.   Hopefully tomorrow we can climb Mt. Snowdon.  Today we must be flexible.  The hills we saw coming in were indeed mined.   Four hundred fifty ...

Northern Wales, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Northern Wales

A travel blog entry by bstokesdenver

... ; The two sides of the pass are very different.   The coastal side is very wooded, steep and wild.   The Llanberis side has no forest and looks like it has been mined.   Our cottage is lovely.   Everything is new, ...

Llanberis - Wales, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Llanberis - Wales

A travel blog entry by carole.hunter

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Today we said our farewells to Ireland. We have had a great week in Ireland, a truly beautiful place. The sad thing is that for a small island they are so divided. The north uses £ for their currency and distance is in miles. The rest of Ireland ...

Welcome to Wales, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Welcome to Wales

A travel blog entry by leisa-stephen-b

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An easy 3.5 hour drive from Thirsk with the last hour running along the coast. We are at the base of Snowdon Mountain where you can catch a steam train to the top. Beats walking. Our hotel is a large quirky building with lifts that only go to the second ...

Mt. Hood 11,000 ft. +  Mt. Snowdon 3,560 ft, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Mt. Hood 11,000 ft. + Mt. Snowdon 3,560 ft

A travel blog entry by tenison

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Does anyone remember the Hugh Grant movie:  The Man Who Went Up a Hill and Came Down a Mountain?  Well, our experience was a little like that.  We travelled to Snowdonia, Wales' largest National Park.  The highest peak in Wales and ...

No England or 'where have the 10 flat miles gone?', Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

No England or 'where have the 10 flat miles gone?'

A travel blog entry by rlsjhos

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... ' T-shirt and gave me a hard time, predicting a Cats-Hawks grand final with some fairytale ending for Hawk supporters. We are in Llanberis now and it's sort of pronounced how it looks, unlike every other Welsh word we have come across. From here we take ...

Welsh weekend, Nant Peris, United Kingdom travel blog

Welsh weekend

A travel blog entry by bewdley_m_c

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... , and ended up on Garnedd Ugain in a blowing gale seeing absolutely nothing.  Typical mountain day then..... Returned down the Llanberis path , stopping at halfway cafe for soup (great cafe please support it; you never know when you'll be really ...

May 12, 2012, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

May 12, 2012

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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Snowdonia National Park, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Snowdonia National Park

A travel blog entry by pasoa

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Dechra cyfri'r oria!, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Dechra cyfri'r oria!

A travel blog entry by llinoshaf

Wel dyma fi ar drothwy'r daith fawr wedi'r holl fisoedd o gynllunio. Anodd credu pa mor wahanol fydd hi arna i wythnos i rwan. Ar y funud dw i'n rhynnu o flaen cyfrifiadur wedi byta llond bol o ginio dydd Sul; mae'n piso bwr y tu allan ac wedi bod felly ...

snow doe nee R ..., Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

snow doe nee R ...

A travel blog entry by christefercrocu

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off 2 whales now = ... rite bi the rale way that U kan get 2 the top of Snowdon mountain....nyce hoe tell... and food.... staff very frend lea and help full.... kupple of ree zun ubble pubz inn the village.... good base 4 theis ...

Bus Rides and Brocken Spectres, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Bus Rides and Brocken Spectres

A travel blog entry by bewdley_m_c

The Club's November meet took place at Llanberis, based in the Pen Ceunant Uchaf Hut, owned by Chester Mountaineering Club. It had obviously been chucking it down all day on Friday (and probably for several months previously), so the ground seemed ...

Peak 3, Snowden, Snowdonia, Wales, United Kingdom travel blog

Peak 3, Snowden

A travel blog entry by ebenbolter

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Peak ...

York to Wales, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

York to Wales

A travel blog entry by jenwalker

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First stop was holbeck to see where grandpa left from and where his father died. Did a tour of the very old cemetery with no luck. Found a few other richardsons that dad will research. Working class town with rows and rows of houses. Then Chester ...

Wednesday Wales, Llanberis, United Kingdom travel blog

Wednesday Wales

A travel blog entry by jenwalker

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Awoken by the baaaing of a sheep outside my window! Funny On a little steam train at llamberis going aside lake padarn. Lovely lake views but once again we have fallen asleep. A local man just said its because of a lack of sun. Coolish ...

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