Travel Blogs from Holyhead
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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 ...
Well, we are officially having a heatwave. We have had the most incredible hot weather ever since we've been back from France; this morning the campers next door said they have never heard of having 25 degrees in Snowdonia! People are being warned to stay indoors and turn off any electrical appliances, as they generate extra heat, and there are health professionals on the radio giving people hints about how to stay cool. ...
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 ...
... letter from me
just thanking him for his friendship and while hugging goodbye we promised this
wasn’t goodbye forever.
So what has this year all been about? Some time for final
I wish I could just write everything that happened
throughout the year but then I think “Oh wait, that was the point of this blog”
hopefully most of my memories are in fact written down in some entry that I can
look back to and reflect.
... The trip up took 3 ½ hours. There are people everywhere, lots of families with kids and people older than us. Most have climbed either the 4 ½ mile Llamberis Path or either the Miners’ Track or Pyg Trail. I can’t tell you how many kids under 10 not only walked up but walked down too! We’ve had great views all the way up but there are clouds on the summit. The views are misty on the Miner’s track ...