Travel Blogs from Cemaes Bay
... the various restaurants, stores, and the actual
school buildings I came back to my dorm and succumbed to another long nap.
Everything is just really surreal and it still hasn't really
hit me that I am going to be living here for a year. The view outside my window
is just absolutely breathtaking and I hope I never take it for granted. The
School of English is also in the main Bangor building that is shown on the
... to climb all of the towers. We walked along the coast and dipped our feet into freezing cold Conwy Bay which is part of the Irish Sea. Afterwards, we had lunch at Anne's Tearoom which was the most amazing meal we've had thus far (tomato soup and cheesy garlic bread). Overall, it was a wonderful day! The weather was beautiful and it was only a one and a half hour coach ride from Edge Hill to ...
... Cheryl& I strolled along the waterfront then back to the magnificent castle. I'll let Cheryl add some more info on the walk through the castle.
They had souvenirs at the Castle shop that Cheryl could not pass up, an actual bow & arrow set made in Sherwood Forest. Despite being of timber, Cheryl will do her best to get this & a wooden sword back into Australia.
Left our rabbit warren of a hotel with no lifts & lots of stairs & small rooms. We had to lug our bags up and then down flights of stairs and you could easily get lost in the maze of corridors. The room was small with barely room to open our our bags. Although small it was nice to not have to step into a bath to have a shower.
left Stratford and drove to Wales. Morning tea stop was at Llandudno?. A lovely little town where the architecture ...
... a lake. Next was Snowdonia National Park where we stopped to walk on Snowden mountain, the tallest mountain in England and Wales. One last stop before finding our hostel for the night is the town with the longest name which is on the Isle of Anglesea. That night we stayed in Caernarfon but we arrived so late there wasn't much to see anything before we had planned to meet for dinner.
I did a brisk walk over a bridge and up ...