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... the place and had such a local connection as well. When you see the size of some of the caverns it's hard to imagine that it was almost all done by hand - hand drilling holes, packing in gunpowder, hoping the fuse didn't blow too early (as did happen to three unfortunately men) and then transporting the slate by hand to the carts that would take it out of the mountain. The tour is fairly well-lit throughout, and at one point they turn the lights out to give you an idea ...
... be sure that we were there by the final scheduled train at 2PM. It rained the whole way. It seems to rain when we are drving and blue sky when we walk around on this trip so far, And guess waht? It stopped raining and the clouds cleared just before we got there. The drive was relatively uneventful, the highlights being going over the Severn River Bridge into Wales and cars parked in villages virtually blocking the lane.
As we arrived nearly two hours early for the train we took ...
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Another quiet day and lunch with Richard, Olwyn, Llyr, Alun and Catherine....David and Francis's son and family. Llyr has played cricket in Western Australia and Alun is planning on coming to Australia soon. Last year we visited Richard's dairy, and Richard will show Graham around again on ...
... a VS. After a little traverse we found another route up and continued to the top!
The views were spectacular and we took some time exploring the top and leaping between Adam & Eve rocks - very scary. Not a big gap but you are so high up that it feels like you may fall to doom! Luckily we did not. From here we descended a little to then climb up Bristly Ridge. This was a very hands on ...