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... me, this is a sad castle because it had such great potential to be perfect for its purpose and yet never got to prove itself.
It is known as the history teacher's fantasy castle with its 13th century classic proportions and perfect symmetry - sigh!
An aside: We had forgotten how strong and dedicated the Welsh people are to their own Welsh language. Here, most signs are in English and Welsh with Welsh being first. You hear ...
... saw us walking down the hill, took pity on us - asked where we were going - knew the couple here well, loaded us into his car and drove us right here. We NEVER would have found it!!!
The little town is actually quite nice and we are looking forward to our 4 days of activity here.
We should sleep well tonite. Ha Ha!!
Oh, yes - the train station: There is work being done on a couple of miles of track - ergo, no train into this town. ...
... dinner and a chance to find internet, as we’ve some things that need arranging back in the US prior to our arrival.
Tonight is rainy, meaning that there was no thought of making a camp fire. Ben did, however, start a fire in our little stove, which has taken some of the bite off the air inside the yurt. With a hot water bottle to curl up to, I think we’ll manage a better night’s sleep than ...
Today we left Manorbier, after a nice breakfast and the tea shop up the road from the castle, and which we've had a fondness for since our first stay here. It was bittersweet, the leaving. We’ve had a wonderful week and beautiful weather and will take away pleasant memories that will no doubt spur us all to try to reconvene again inside five years time.
Ben and I headed North, deeper into Wales. Our destination today was Cemmaes, in ...
... the woodland and along the side of an enormous estuary (the tide was out of course).
After that we drove to Porthmadog, where we took a fantastic, twisting narrow-gauge railway that runs for 13.5 miles up through some beautiful countryside to a town called Blaenau Ffestiniog - the centre of a slate-mining area. Built in the 1830's to haul the slate down the mountain to the port below, the horse-drawn wagons were ...