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... a view. The summit cafe is a grisly sight on a day like this, with people scattered round its perimeter, trying to find a bit of shelter which doesn't really exist. So after a quick bite to eat, we were off again, down towards the Watkin Path and onwards to Bwlch Ciliau, where we got below the cloud and were rewarded with a fine view across Llyn Llydaw.
This was where the first scrambling of the day took place (largely as the result of climbing a ...
A quote from a famous Welsh anthem, sung by massed choirs. The Welsh are famous for their voices - think Ric*********** and opera singer Bryn Terfel.
Barmouth nestles among the steep hills of Snowdonia on the estuary of the River Mawddach.
I never tire of visiting this wonderful country, and North Wales is right next to Shropshire. Dry Sundays are now in the past and English-owned holiday cottages are no longer under threat of being burnt by Welsh Nationalists,which was common in the ...
... we arrived, most of the group were about to leave. In itself that is not a problem and we are quite used to being the tail end Charlies. But in this instance, we were aware that we were, and not by design, following a quite different route, and doing things in a rather roundabout way.
By the time we had investigated the burial mound, and got back to the car (which was not the 5 minute walk as suggested by the notice in the car park, but rather more like ...
... feeling silly.
Dinner was delicious and a delicate 5 courses, ending with cheese and coffee in the lounge afterwards.
Tomorrow the plan is to leave around 9.30am, to drive round several sights in Anglesey and the weather is supposed to be bright and sunny... maybe I will be able to wear a layer or two less. For these last few days I have had so many layers on that I could barely move.