Lastra Farm Hotel & Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Amlwch
... 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.
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We spent a couple of days with Margaret, Mick, Elizabeth and Holly (Robert's sister, brother-in-law, daughter and grand-daughter) in a cottage in a small village called LllanfairTalhaiarn, 5 miles south of Abergele. It’s on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park which is very picturesque and, as we had good weather, we saw it at its best.
We spent one day visiting Portmerion, a village in North Wales. It was designed and built by the architect ...
... 2 inches in height), we thought we’d go to visit Mount Snowden. We were yet undecided about whether we’d walk up the mountain or take the train. By the time we got there, however, I was beginning to fade. Driving on small, winding roads with no shoulder and only about 1.5 lanes is a taxing endeavour even when well rested. When we saw the cost of parking we were further put off and decided to take the ...
Beth and I woke to a slightly cooler, but still glorious day. We had some breakfast and then decided to head to Jane Austen's house, which is beautifully preserved in the village next to Beth's. We walked through her entire house and garden, saw the desk where she used to write, the drawings that belonged her her only sister, and some items belonging to her five brothers.
We spent ...
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. ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed