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... wasn't enough time. Sometimes I think our guide has his own agenda and it's different from ours. Tonight we are staying at the Novotel Hotel which is very nice. Built inside a converted warehouse. Good rooms and free Wifi so we are happy travellers . Once we got our bags we got changed as it had turned out quite hot.. So the four of us wandered through a shortcut back into town. Barbie got another Pandora bead for her bracelet which Bill was thrilled about..lol then we went ...
We left Exeter behind today and the first port of call was Buckfast
Abbey. This abbey was rebuilt after years of neglect and is now a
working abbey. The abbey itself is very beautiful and the surrounding
gardens very tranquil in the bright morning sunshine. The interior is
stunning , not as large as some but rebuilt in the traditional way using
traditional methods. After this it was up the motor way past some ...
... slain and the "table" cracking in two!
This is also where we were when we visited St. Govan's Chapel, as well as St. Non's chapel and well and St. David's Bishop's Palace and Cathedral. St. Non was David's mother and so there were ties to the other place at each location...On our way here from Anglesey, we stopped at Valle Crucis Abbey, from the very beginning of the 13th century...a huge section of ruins! This ...
... Tried to make Potato & Leek soup, not by best effort but edible, no real tools like blender or sieve, or a proper masher.; Tonight did a stir fry, as we wanted some decent veggies, but had to use two pots as nothing was big enough, no wok or decent size frypan. Their idea of vegetables here is chips & peas or a jacket potato & butter, nothing else.
... exchanges with Aussies.
After lunch we decided to drive back to Merthyr Tydfil & walk around some of the town. There were some nice old buildings there.
Clem & Lloyd have now fixed the clothes dryer, so we can now wash & dry our clothes without having washing hanging all over the house to dry, another big yay.
It now depends on the weather, where our next adventure will be tomorrow.