Dolgoch Falls Hotel
Travel Blogs from Bryncrug
A quote from a famous Welsh anthem, sung by massed choirs. The Welsh are famous for their voices - think Ric*********** and opera singer Bryn Terfel.
Barmouth nestles among the steep hills of Snowdonia on the estuary of the River Mawddach.
... Welsh language is thriving, in fact, many English-speaking children cross the border to attend Welsh-speaking schools and kindergartens. North Wales economy seems to be doing well through tourism, as parts of the coast are covered by huge caravan sites.
... behind we headed back to the coast. By this time sun was bright and low, lighting up the estuary and making the whole landscape sparkle. Parking on the promenade we ate the rather dry nectarines which had been rolling round under my feet since yesterday and looked out over the fishing boats.
Seemingly the destination of choice for the over 70s, who were supporting the local ice cream parlour in generous measure.
Still bursting out with the occasional ...
Tramping - walking/ hiking
OE (overseas experience) - gap year. No one had heard of a gap year so we soon changed our story to 'we are having an OE'
Bach - holiday home
Tiki tour- scenic drive
Are you keen?- do you fancy it?
Go hard- go for it
Good on ya- good for you
She'll be right- it will be ok
Hard case- funny guy, ...
... to Aberaeron, through increasingly heavy rainfall.
One stop under a garage forecourt roof while Nick knocked the float chamber with a large spanner in a technical kind of a way, as we had both smelt petrol, and we were off again.
When we were planning this trip, we had come across the Harbourmaster Hotel in Aberaeron on a website and just knew we wanted to stay there. Sometimes these things can be a disappointment ...