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Next day, down the west coast of Wales to Aberstwyth. We travelled via Penygroes, Porthmadog, Capel Uchaf, Pantglas, Bryncir, Garndolmaen, Pont Dolbenmaen, Cwym Desstraillan, Ysbyty Despairn, Penryhydeuraith, Maentwrog, Llan Ffestiniog, Trawnsfynnydd.
Welsh is the predominant language spoken in North Wales, but the locals ...
... Brian had amazing fritters with pulled pork for a starter, then Chicken. I had delicious lamb chops and shoulder with mash. Really nice. The only downside was a noisy group in our section of the dining room and we seemed to be on the main path between the kitchen and the dining room. But I would definitely come back. Answer to the building question: a gunpowder magazine for the canons used to warn sailors of the dangerous rocky ...
... only 30 men were needed to defend the castle because of its superior construction. It took 3000 workers to construct it over a number of years and in fact it was never completely finished.
Christine decided we should take the scenic way home and once again we drove where no man has driven before. I'm sure our "road" was actually a bike path at one point. Nonetheless we made it back to the manor in time for a glass of wine before ...
... there really is so much to see & do.
Our drive today was long but relaxed as we stopped and viewed the country side here and there and made for an enjoyable day. We checked in our B&B which is right on the ocean here in Wales and as I write this it's beginning to rain and the gale winds are blowing off the ocean. Tomorrow is supposed to be clear and sunny and we look forward with anticipation to seeing ...
... that.” I never got back there, however, and I’ve always regretted not visiting that castle, and that town.
And this morning I did, with Rob, so it was even more fun! And I’m pretty sure that a 13th century castle isn’t going to change much in 29 years, so all my regrets have melted away.
The castle was really interesting, and so mind-boggling to imagine that we were standing exactly where townspeople and knights and ...
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