Travel Blogs from Barmouth
... up so as not to trip I feel like a maiden in her long skirts descending the stairs from her chamber to the great hall for a feast. We head towards our evenings destination, Aberystwyth on the coast at Cardigan Bay. Driving through the countryside is beautiful. Sheep mow the hillsides, enclosures are everywhere. It makes me think of the enclosure movement of the Industrial Revolution and it's easy to see how England led the way. Hedgerows obscure our views ...
... lit up at night so we are
looking forward to that. The facilities
are staggering. Piped music, central
heating and you would swear you were in a 4 star hotel!
Tomorrow we start heading inland and back to England where
we will visit the dealer we purchased the van from and pick up a second gas
bottle as we have learnt they have a different system in France and we will
need to buy adaptors if we run out of gas.
... made for a fantastic night not to remember. :) The next morning we drove to the big pit mining museum and went 300ft underground into the mine. It was absolutely terrible in my opinion. My anxiety was through the roof because 1. I despise elevators and these were about as terrifying as they get, 2. I despise small spaces, and 3. I despise being cold. At least once we were done with that, we went to a national park and were able to do some exploring. The John ...
Wed. May 7
Train to Brighton, walked to Hotel Schmotel B&B, walked by the windy sea, English Channel, that is the one place I like wind, the fresh air from the sea. Windy but lovely, did a walk about town, stopped in at the Lion and Lobster, a local favorite pub, and had a steak dinner and a pint. Relax time.
Thurs. May 8Full English breakfast, sausage, ham, potato, tomato, toast coffee, Gar loves when we get that as he gets half of ...
Well quite uneventful.....however we did get a panic on when the motorhome sat nav says 4 hours to arrival. Unbeknown to us it works out driving like driving Miss Daisy. We did end up with a small chip in the windscreen.....oops. Anyway we now on ferry enjoying a lovely meal, and sofar crossing ...