Travel Blogs from Abergavenny
Looking forward to starting out on our mini adventure and packing has now started in earnest.....Our rucksacks are bulging already, where will we put the other half of our stuff? ha ha! Still loads to do and running out of time fast,some things never ...
... 10 each. Glad to have food in our tummies and get out of the city. (We discovered after from the host at Hazel Court, that had she known we were going into the centre of Newport, she would have advised against it. Apparently a new shopping centre has been built and the city precinct has deteriorated with 24 hr drinking and unruly behaviour). Tomorrow we will check out Cardiff and ...
I'm still attempting to get my Visa processed for my trip to China / Tibet. I though the Russians were awkward however that one was a piece of cake in comparison to this. I have bored plenty of people moaning about this issue now! The Chinese are very cautious when letting people see their homeland. That said, things are looking far more optimistic on this front, although the Chinese need confirmation of entry into the country (& train tickets can only be ...
Left Waterford early to catch the ferry for Wales and the port of Pembroke. Crossing was slightly rougher than going over and we couldn't see anything for the first two hours due to rain and mist.
Arrived in Pembroke then a two hour drive into Cardiff. Did a tour of Cardiff Castle, very worthwhile, a lot ...
Off to auspicious start....as most of our trip will be on the railways, we head to our local train station for the 20 minute ride to Cardiff....only to find the trains have been cancelled. so we board the bus provided and head to cardiff...in a very roundabout manner...it ends 2 hours later due to roads being closed at caerphilly...so we leave Wales as we know it only too well......in a state of chaos.
The next leg ...
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