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Left Newport and started driving to the north coast of Wales to Llandudno on the coast of the Irish Sea, the largest resort town in Wales. We were going through Pontypool on the way, G stopped at the Pontypool Rugby Club as one of the players who used to represent Wales and play there is a favorite of his. He was able to pack down with the wooden front row standing outside the club, his technique was a little rusty. We drove on ...
... by mistake!) and then, after another lunch break, there was considerably more scrambling (Grade 1) on the way up Y Lliwedd. Coming down Lliwedd was somewhat harder and steeper than some of us could remember, but we were down by Llyn Llydaw by the time the serious rain began. From there it's an easy walk back to Pen y Pass and some hot drinks in the cafe while waiting for the bus back to Llanberis. A fairly long day in testing conditions - so much so in ...
... It was very fast driving on the A55, through the Conway Tunnel because we by passed all the little towns. We crossed to Anglesey over the 'new' bridge and took the road to Beaumaris. It hasn't changed too much over the years although there are a few more houses along the way. When we entered Beaumaris we saw the marina at the beginning of town, and headed past to ...
Some of the group even managed to squeeze in coffee and assorted chocolate/fudgy things afterwards.
The rest of the group disappeared into the wet at about 4.30pm, leaving us to enjoy the delights of this lovely place.
"Would you like dinner?"
But probably not until November, at the earliest.
The weather forecast had been saying for days that the weather on Sunday would be awful. Windy, very wet, with potential flooding.
Fred and Maggie baled out yesterday afternoon as they "don't do weather" (even though they do even have a roof on their XK...) and every time the forecast was mentioned, we just grinned and ...