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Left Newport and started driving to the north coast of Wales to Llandudno on the coast of the Irish Sea, the largest resort town in Wales. We were going through Pontypool on the way, G stopped at the Pontypool Rugby Club as one of the players who used to represent Wales and play there is a favorite of his. He was able to pack down with the wooden front row standing outside the club, his technique was a little rusty. We drove on ...
... by mistake!) and then, after another lunch break, there was considerably more scrambling (Grade 1) on the way up Y Lliwedd. Coming down Lliwedd was somewhat harder and steeper than some of us could remember, but we were down by Llyn Llydaw by the time the serious rain began. From there it's an easy walk back to Pen y Pass and some hot drinks in the cafe while waiting for the bus back to Llanberis. A fairly long day in testing conditions - so much so in ...
... towards Penmon along some very narrow lanes. Wen we returned to Beaumaris we explored a bit, and found our next home on Brynteg before heading home across the old Telford suspension bridge. Mum enjoyed the outing although the wind was too strong for her to get out of the car. Chris took lots of photos but he doesn't have the cable connection for his camera so they will have to ...
... castle and worth a second look.
Moelfre is a small village with a memorial to Dic Evans a famous and highly decorated lifeboat coxswain. We might even have seen this, had there not been a confusing selection of diversions and no through roads which effectively closed off the whole village.
We gave up the struggle and headed on towards Parys Mountain.
Once again, as we arrived, most people were about to leave.
Undaunted, we marched up to ...
... and a cattle grid, although we later heard that the sheep just jump over the dry stone wall to gain entrance.
Tea in the lounge was a good meeting point for the group; good to see some old faces and quite a few new ones to me. When tea descended to drinks, I chose instead to test out the bath, which is one of those which takes so long to fill that the water is almost cold again before there is enough water to sit ...
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