Travel Blogs from Cemaes Bay
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This castle was begun in 1295, on the order of King Edward I, in reaction to a Welsh rising. Although work initially progressed rapidly, funds were eventually siphoned off tp deal with troubles in Scotland, and the castle was never completed.
The design is actually amazing and relatively foolproof. Walking around and climbing on the unfinished remains gives you great insight into the planning and reasoning behind the ...
... around the mountain. Though one day we’d like to climb it, we did get some lovely views on the drive – even pulling over several times to let me have a look and snap some photos.
Another long winding drive got us back to our yurt, though we’ve been enjoying our audio book on sustainable food culture, so we’re not precisely sorry for the length of time in the car. A brief nap, and we were ...
... the town, before heading further up the coast to explore more of the island.
Tonight's Britstop is a very nice hotel/inn, where we have parked under a tree to get out of the heat and enjoyed a couple of quiet drinks. The bar opened at 6.30, and the boys were in such a hurry to get there (i.e. they couldn't wait for Jo and me) that by the time we got there, they had ordered 2 pints of Strongbow, thinking it was ...
Yet another clear blue sky and no wind. I think the lack of wind over the past days or weeks is the most noticeable thing. The locals are all staggered by the weather and we have been asked to stay in the country to keep the good weather here! It has been simply fantastic and more than we could have asked for! Today we headed off ...
... to imagine the history in the walls. We wandered around town and had some ice cream. And cute guy had waited on us. We also stopped at a store and I got an unusual keychain for CJ. We left Conwy and Wales behind as we headed to Shrewsbury to our lodgings for the night, the Silverton. It was located in the middle of town but it took mom a few passes to make it into the parking lot. It was a contemporary and modern hotel. It ...
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- Free parking
- Pets allowed