Travel Blogs from Llanberis
... spoken everywhere. Young people seem to switch between the languages seamlessly as they chatter. The Welsh written language looks very different from English - and the pronunciations do not beginning to match the spellings using traditional English rules. So far, there has been great tolerances in stores, at the "I", from bus drivers and wait staff, for our poor tries at pronouncing place names and unknown food items.
We love ...
... That, then, knocked the rest of the dominoes down. We ended up having to take 4 total trains and then the LONGEST 20 mile trip on a bus that you can imagine!! Oh, no, the trip's not over! We had received directions from the B&B owners about getting to their place once we were in town. It seemed to involve just a little over 1/2 of walking. We had been sitting for SO long, I convinced Ron we should walk (even tho a taxi was one suggestion ...
... between 1283 and 1289. He built it as a defence against the Welsh who were resisting his invasion. The town walls are over three quarters of a mile long with 22 towers. The castle is a world heritage site and, whilst it’s partly a ruin, enough has survived to make for an interesting visit. Edward’s soldiers must have been very fit and fearless though – there were lots of steep, narrow steps leading up to the battlements – 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 ...
... few days have been wonderful - hot and slightly humid, but with very little air movement, which seems to exacerbate the feeling of heat. We have had temperatures in the late 20's, but when there's no breeze and the heat is coming up off the pavement, it's well into the 30's. Beautiful!
Today we headed north to Caernarfon, where we visited the majestic Caernarfon Castle, built between 1283 and 1330 by King Edward I ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Iban House Llanberis
Other places to stay in Llanberis
Llanberis near Caernarfon, Llanberis | 3 star hotelfrom $87
- Worst Hotel ever
- Lovely views and can walk to peak of snowdon from the front door
- Never again
1 High Street, Llanberis | Hotelfrom $93
Llanberis | Hotelfrom $102
High Street, Llanberis | Hotelfrom $133