Travel Blogs from Portmeirion
... to Europe because my sleep schedule is really crazy
So over the first two days I have slept a lot and unpacked,
trying to make the room more personable. I can never stand white walls so had
packed various art prints, magazine cutouts, etc to decorate with. I will have
pictures next week once I am done. Sadly when unpacking I learned a few items
were stolen from my suitcase by ‘airport security.’
... to climb all of the towers. We walked along the coast and dipped our feet into freezing cold Conwy Bay which is part of the Irish Sea. Afterwards, we had lunch at Anne's Tearoom which was the most amazing meal we've had thus far (tomato soup and cheesy garlic bread). Overall, it was a wonderful day! The weather was beautiful and it was only a one and a half hour coach ride from Edge Hill to ...
... t want to put through the dryers. Once all this was complete Cheryl & i did a walk around town, in the light drizzle getting some souvenirs, couple of gifts, and a bit damp, nothing like the wet we achieved in Singapore.
We are now sitting in the pub with free internet, sending update messages around the globe.
This is written by Daryl and his perspective, so a bit different to ...
... that had been mined, then via a cable railway deep underground about 500 ft to another area slate had been mined since 1836. We had to wear hard hats and all, very glamourous.
the display and audio story tells of a small boy who joins his father and uncle to work in the mine at the age of 12. Most miners died by their early 40's as it was a dirty very dusty hard life. The slate tiles made here were exported to Australia and many of the ...
... a lake. Next was Snowdonia National Park where we stopped to walk on Snowden mountain, the tallest mountain in England and Wales. One last stop before finding our hostel for the night is the town with the longest name which is on the Isle of Anglesea. That night we stayed in Caernarfon but we arrived so late there wasn't much to see anything before we had planned to meet for dinner.
I did a brisk walk over a bridge and up ...