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... pre-wrap; background-color: rgb(219, 237, 254);">After a brief but really useful stop over at the Info centre, we headed to our accommodation where our experiences of the Welsh again left us confused, being told, as if it were the most obvious thing in the world, that check-in wasn't until 3. We headed out on a walk instead, to Swallow Falls, which followed a river through mossy forests and paddocks of sheep in what was the second beautiful walk in as many days. We passed ...
With an early start, Gwynne, Eleri, Sian, Elin, Graham and I set off for Mt Snowden....lots of pretty valleys, moorland hills, then stoney ridges and eventually very steep mountains with slate mines scarring the landscape. Mt Snowdon is the tallest mountain in Wales at 1085 metres and was formed over 450 million years ago (originally over 10,000 mts high). We arrived at the little village of Llanberis in the heart of Snowdonia National Park. Here the awe ...
... Times were good for a while but eventually countries such as China were able to produce more cheaply and the mines closed. Wales has remained a separate country but ruled by the Kings and Queens of England. They have their own flag – the red dragon on a green and white background which Owain Glyn Dwr carried-and their own language. Tony Blair also helped them get the right to pass some of their own laws.
... people rock climbing and others at this Hotel have hiking boots with their things. They also allow dogs in some rooms. We actually had to virtually step over 2 rather large dogs when checking in. The mountains in the UK are so unlike Australia. They are very bare and rocky. I realise they have a lot of snow, but our snow fields are tree covered. We are slumming it tonight, we have to go down to the public areas to hook onto the WiFi. Best away so I can kick back and relax in my ...
... up! Reaching Glyder Fach, the plateau of which is strewn with big boulders, we were welcomed with another great view.
Next we continued to Glyder Fawr, before making our descent down. We were now starting to lose light, and this shady side was covered in snow. Hmmm a precarious descent. Using some of Simons mountaineering skills, we managed very carefully to partially abseil across ...
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