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... at The Castle Hotel. Since the fanciest clothes we brought were plaid button up shirts we were probably a little under dressed but it was great!
Alas, we eventually had to head home, once again via train. Back to the real world :( I've attached a ton of pictures. Please have a look at them. They are in no particular order and I apologize for the varying quality. I only brought my cell phone on this trip and had to make due with that camera. Thank you all for reading!
... looking even more impressive from a waterside view. In my opinion though the
best time to really experience the pier is during a stormDanger aside and knowing when it’s too rough to venture out,
you can’t beat the feeling you get during this time. The wind will rob you of
thought, make you feel so insignificant as you see the waves roll further and
Not only is there a comfort there but family and friends, ties hat can be hard to keep up with when you have a distance between you. However this is something a traveler has to get used to.
Things I didn't expect when travelling for the first time alone
- It can be hard to adjust to being by yourself. When your used to a close knit group of friends always being there the alone time can ...
... The splitting was done by hand, and it was a skill that would have been passed down from father to son. The slate from Welsh quarries was usually expected to last 200 to 300 years before it would need replacing. And it was shipped all over the world, even as far as Australia and Argentina! With that the tour came to an end. I had a bit of a wander around, had a look in the gift shop, took a photo for a lovely Welsh family, and then made my way back to town. It's quite ...
... filming crews. An independent film was being shot there today.
We had walked to the village from the first stop of the Festionog Steam Railway. After our visit, we re-boarded and continued the hour long ride. We have been several places in the UK where it is unequivocally said that "this train goes through the most beautiful scenery in the UK". Today's journey claimed that - and I have to say, each time that claim has been made, we have had ...