Travel Blogs from Portmeirion
... to Europe because my sleep schedule is really crazy
So over the first two days I have slept a lot and unpacked,
trying to make the room more personable. I can never stand white walls so had
packed various art prints, magazine cutouts, etc to decorate with. I will have
pictures next week once I am done. Sadly when unpacking I learned a few items
were stolen from my suitcase by ‘airport security.’
With our group of study abroad students, we took a day trip to Conwy. Conwy is a medieval walled town in North Wales. On our way to the castle, there was a tent set up for an organization which rehabbed owls and falcons. We had the chance to pet the owls and Amanda got to hold a young baby owl. We explored the Conwy Castle which was built from 1283-1289. There were amazing views and we had ...
... t want to put through the dryers. Once all this was complete Cheryl & i did a walk around town, in the light drizzle getting some souvenirs, couple of gifts, and a bit damp, nothing like the wet we achieved in Singapore.
We are now sitting in the pub with free internet, sending update messages around the globe.
This is written by Daryl and his perspective, so a bit different to ...
Left our rabbit warren of a hotel with no lifts & lots of stairs & small rooms. We had to lug our bags up and then down flights of stairs and you could easily get lost in the maze of corridors. The room was small with barely room to open our our bags. Although small it was nice to not have to step into a bath to have a shower.
left Stratford and drove to Wales. Morning tea stop was at Llandudno?. A lovely little town where the architecture ...
... to get a view of the castle and I also saw the new marina and some of the seaside outside of the town walls. Our tour guide had suggested we meet at a pub called the Black Boy for dinner which served traditional Welsh food but there was a one and a half hour wait for a table when we arrived so we went to a nearby Wetherspoons for a meal.
Our last two nights were spent in Cardiff but I will blog about those days on a separate ...