The Anglesey Arms
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... a conversation in Welsh and speak English as well. Very unusual. The people and the countryside here are wonderful. The landscape is lovely forested mountains with stone walled cottages and villages scattered along the way, and the rugged Atlantic coast appearing at times.
... town and stopping at the first pub we found, we ordered soup, tea and cider (for me). It was cheap which is just as well as I am sure the tomato " soup of the day" was straight out of a Campbell's can! We walked for about 1.3 hours along the River Usk Canal. Not a lot of information but we gathered that the canal was originally used to haul coal from the mines. We saw several canal boats which can be rented for multi-day cruising. ...
... of Wales and the Irish coast.
Next, we drove to Beaumaris to visit their famous castle. Beaumaris is a coastal village with lots of atmosphere. Many tea shops and ice cream places. The castle was built in the late 1200's by Edward I when he fought and defeated the Prince of Wales. It was one of 12 castles he built to consolidate his power. The design incorporated a high circular wall inside the main outer wall. It was ...
... all the trees and tonight in the pub there were many locals speaking Welsh, again a different flavor. Only 2 nights here, (we are right on the water front, Terry and I have a wonderful bedroom facing the water, as I write this I can hear the surf pounding on the beach. Truly wish we had more time to spend in this beautiful spot.
A little aside, yesterday we took a steam engine ride for an hour in the ...
... and people jostling each other throughout.
We visited Plas Mawr, a restored old mansion house from the 1500’s that is now a museum where guests can walk through and listen to the audio tour to learn about life when it was a wealthy famiiy’s home. The audio tour was led by the head of the household then, much like a radio show with dialog between characters and sound effects. There was real food in the kitchen ready to be prepared, and rushes ...