Travel Blogs from Builth Wells
... better condition than the one we used on the way up. Despite a brief pause in the rain, it's coming down even harder when we get back to the road. The Mountain Rescue have assembled here in force - it's just an exercise at the moment, but who's to say they won't be needed for real before the day is out?
The whole "day walk" has taken less than two and a half hours. No photographs (not by me, anyway). But at least we've got a decent lunch spot, sheltered from the weather. In the ...
... accommodation. We used the GPS on Harry's phone as usual but found ourselves on the narrow dirt track leading to the top of a hill somewhere in a remote farmland. The sides were closing in as the road was getting narrower. Halt!! This might not be it, with a little daylight left, I jumped out of the car to assist Harry back out of the area, avoiding the bushes and potholes some 200m down until we could turn the car around. Phew !! After ...
... br> Jersey- jumper
Singlet - vest. It has to be merino wool if you are a proper NZer
Jandals- flip flops. EVERYONE wears these, even in the winter
Dairy - corner shop or a bakery
Hot chippies- chips. Quite confusing!
Lemon honey- lemon curd. Was looking for ages in my NZ recipe book.
Morning tea - morning snack. Amy learnt this one fairly quickly
Chilly bin - ...
... heating is broken so we have a tiny heater that is barely keeping us warm. All and all our first impressions not that good. There is a lovely warm room downstairs with the fire going but that is their private space. So........ Set off for a meal at the local Neuadd Arms. Very good pub with nice fireside per dinner drink. The meals were both good and warming. It's 9 degrees outside do pretty cool. Will watch a bit of telly tonight for a ...
I really enjoyed my holiday with Nana, Colin, Ciara, Freya and Georgie,
oh and Dave!
I wasn't very well on the way there, sorry for mess Colin!
The weather was nice and the beaches were beautiful, we did
something different everyday but the best ...
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