Dolawel Guest House
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- Non-smoking rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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Sadly we leave the Cotswold's this morning. Gone are the wide vales (valleys) full of a patchwork of farms. The narrow country lanes, yellow brick buildings, quaint villages, and dogs in the pubs.
On to Wales we go. We make a stop for Terry to take pictures in the town of Wolverhampton, this is were his Daddy Bill (Grandpa) and Uncle Dick were born. Then we travel North into the hills ...
... ladies and kings stood, over 700 years ago! The stairs were worn down where thousands of feet had walked before, and the views from the turrets were incredible. I was like a little kid, so excited I nearly cried, and it was hard to go slowly through the castle as I wanted to run fast from place to place.
After the castle we took a walk through the town of Conwy, surrounded by the castle walls and still looking very much like a medieval village, but with ...
... bridge to get our train tickets for the following day sorted out for London- which I am glad we did for we got an even better deal than what was online. We returned to Conwy and walked around a bit more, watching the boats and people on the dock catching crabs. We decided to pick up some food and brought it back to the hostel to eat. We are deciding to relax a bit this evening before another busy morning of travel to London ...
Today we took a bus ride to tour one of the most intact castles in Europe, Caernarfon Castle. This was a lot of fun seeing just how massive everything was in the courtyard and how tiny the stairs and hallways were. I don't know how many stairs we walked, it seems we needed to go down and up and down again to get where we wanted to go. The stairs up one of the towers was particularly tight, but the view was worth every ...
Today we spent most of the day on either a bus, a plane or a train. We had another meager breakfast at the hostel and made our way to the Dublin airport where we took a cheap Ryanair flight to Manchester. We were originally going to pick up a car for Wales, but decided last minute that what we wanted to see could be seen by train cheaper. So we ended up learning the UK trail system and ...