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Next day, down the west coast of Wales to Aberstwyth. We travelled via Penygroes, Porthmadog, Capel Uchaf, Pantglas, Bryncir, Garndolmaen, Pont Dolbenmaen, Cwym Desstraillan, Ysbyty Despairn, Penryhydeuraith, Maentwrog, Llan Ffestiniog, Trawnsfynnydd.
Welsh is the predominant language spoken in North Wales, but the locals ...
... is 182 miles long. We went back to the hotel for a nap before dinner. This is another manor house which has been in the family for multiple generations. Our room is large, with a fireplace, couch and large bathroom. Really nice and comfortable. This might be my favourite hotel so far. Dinner was delicious. Again the Welsh custom of starting in the bar with a drink. Your order is taken there and then you are escorted into the ...
... but the house itself needs a bit of money. Kind of like Downton Abbey on a budget.
Today we drove to the northern tip of Anglesey to Holyhead to see the South Stack lighthouse. After a cup of tea and a scone we bought a ticket to see the famous lighthouse but were warned that there were 400 steps. Au contraire! There were 1126 steps (round trip to the top of the lighthouse) not to mention the paths in between. Exhausting but ...
... loved it, his Great Grandfather was a train engineer, so maybe he was along for the ride, as Terry said this was the highlight of the trip so far. We saw the coal burning, the water being put in, saw the steam puffing and enjoyed the clickity clack as it puffed its way slowly down the track. It was a fun time.
I will leave you now for Ken's accounting of the past few days.
PS love all ...
... and people jostling each other throughout.
We visited Plas Mawr, a restored old mansion house from the 1500’s that is now a museum where guests can walk through and listen to the audio tour to learn about life when it was a wealthy famiiy’s home. The audio tour was led by the head of the household then, much like a radio show with dialog between characters and sound effects. There was real food in the kitchen ready to be prepared, and rushes ...
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