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Travel Blogs from Brecon

Last day in Abergavenny

A travel blog entry by joannegg on Aug 06, 2014

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... to see Arlene's favourite butcher shop and pick up some nourishment.

Decided on the Skirrid Inn - walking distance from Rhe's ancestral home in Cwmyoy - again for supper as it's on our way back to the hotel and the food is good and inexpensive. Good day all around. Tomorrow, off to the National Library of Wales at Aberystwyth to "kick the bar" and do some research.

We still miss Maple. :)

Rhe and Joanne

Driving around in Circles :)

A travel blog entry by joannegg on Aug 05, 2014

2 comments, 2 photos

... Joanne entering these into the GPS! Tom Tom does not speak Welsh. That said, navigating and driving today was easier and we ended the day on a good note with a nice supper at the Skirrid Inn and again Joanne is blown away by the beautiful Scenery of the Skirrid Mountain and surrounding hills.

We miss - Maple!! :)


Day Forty Eight (16.57 miles....cum 899.69)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes on Aug 01, 2014

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... got sunshine during the day, it stayed reasonably dry. Sadly visibility wasn't great which was a shame as for most of the day we were walking along a narrow ridge or spine at over 600m high, from Hay Bluff to Hatterall Hill. As we progressed, we had Wales and the wilderness of the Black Mountains on our right and on our left the rolling, cultivated hills of Shropshire. I am afraid the photos probably don't do this justice. Once we were up top, we settled into a ...

Day Forty Seven (21.68 miles.... cum 883.12)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes on Jul 31, 2014

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... usual butchers, bakers etc plus at least one traditional ironmongers. As we have been passed by the ubiquitous Tesco delivery van, one does wonder how these small shops can last and Kington and Knighton do look as if they have seen better days. Anyway, the coffee was as good as promised; the doorstep of a bacon sandwich even better. We needed it as we were immediately climbing up and out of Kington onto Disgwlfa Hill. This is common land. Instead of ...

Day Forty Six (25.07 miles... cum 861.44)

A travel blog entry by jogling-noyes on Jul 30, 2014

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... after Cadbury. Rob and I carried on, now on Offa's Dyke Way. This was to prove a real pleasure. Regular readers of this blog will know how frustrated we have been on some trails where signs/directions just disappear. The Offa's Dyke Way is very well signed and a pleasure to walk. This stretch and tomorrow follows what remains of the dyke. Apparently it used to be up to 8m high. Even today, in places it is 3-4m ...


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