Corbett Arms Hotel
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... The splitting was done by hand, and it was a skill that would have been passed down from father to son. The slate from Welsh quarries was usually expected to last 200 to 300 years before it would need replacing. And it was shipped all over the world, even as far as Australia and Argentina! With that the tour came to an end. I had a bit of a wander around, had a look in the gift shop, took a photo for a lovely Welsh family, and then made my way back to town. It's quite ...
... to look around the associated museum. The Talyllyn railway is a narrow gauge track originally used for hauling slate from the quarry back to the main line. It celebrates it 150 years of existance this year. It was privately owned when the slate operation closed in the 1940's, After the owner died it was operated as a tourist railway by a volunteer preservation society (the first of its kind in the world). The Rev W Awdry was one of the first volunteers and based a number of ...
This week, we did a road trip across Wales. Today we travel from Manchester to Aberystwyth Wales.
Beautiful Castles and participating in Remembrance (Veteran's) Day across Wales/UK.
A fun weekend in New Quay to end the season. Halloween events on Friday, fireworks on the pier and the urban downhill event. The Main Street is closed for the brave cyclists to career from a field above the car park,weaving their way down narrow alleys,down steps and over ramps and all this in under 2 minutes! For once the dolphins were taking second place and the fishermen went on with their daily tasks oblivious to the goings on on ...
... I did plug my shaver into the power strip, knowing that $20 Wal Mart product, in all likelihood, did not have the sophisticated converting hardware included in the Kindles, cell phones, computer and battery chargers. And, with accompanying sparks, ppfffffftttt . . . So I go to the English version of Walgreens and get me a 10 pound, AA battery- powered beard shaver. Problem solved.
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