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... perhaps I should beat a hasty retreat to an alternative route. That is the first time in all my years of walking that I have had a problem with a bull and it was a bit scary.
Since arriving in Wales I have stayed in three sites, the first was a bit disappointing for though it was set in lovely rolling countryside, there were few areas nearby where I could go walking and it also rained every day. I found the nearby town of Corwen pleasant ...
... br> 6. Despite bold black letters on stark white background saying, "Smoking Kills"- there are plenty in England who don't believe it.
7. The English are very helpful (or have been so far)!
8. Ice and carbonation in your soft drinks is more the exception than the rule.
9. We are (almost always) the "loud Americans"
10. Hen and Stag parties are HUGE in the UK.
11. Switches on the outlets
12. Shower faucets are separate ...
Drove up to Aunty Ve's House in North Wales with Ems Dads and Jan. Had a nice pub lunch in The Ship Inn, Llanbedrog. The Weather was grey and wet.
Thursday The next day was much better so we had a lovely walk up over the top of the hill then down to the beach. Had a lovely lunch before driving back to ...
... two castles today. It is amazing that something built in the 1200's is still standing. The views from each of the castles was amazing. We had the afternoon on our own which gave us plenty of time to spend some time in the little shops here and in Caernarfon. They speak Welsh in this part of Britain and all of the words ...
... of mac & cheese that missy enjoyed. After the kids ate their dinner & got in their pjs, we watched "Shaun the sheep movie". It was a pretty good movie. The kids enjoyed it. It hasn't come out in the theaters in the US yet. We'll probably see it again later. :-) The kids went to bed soon after the movie & thankfully went down quickly. We are now just figuring out what we want to the next few days. We have figured we'll do Brockhole & Beamish this next ...