The Gwydyr Hotel
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... even more difficult by the weather conditions as the rain turned the slate and mud into a skating rink and it was a miracle that I didn't fall over. At the bottom I re-found the footpath and then I had one more (huge) hill to climb before I could see the caravan site below me and I started to hallucinate about cups of tea. I don't think my legs will ever be the same and little Treacle is flaked out fast asleep. Next time I walk I shall avoid mountains.
... of fish with chips and Val and Laura split a burger with a Caesar salad. I had a Welsh Pride bitter, which was pretty good. We got home around 10:30 pm. Gwyn and Pat have a second home just east of Conwy that she inherited from her brother. Their other home is on the south coast near Cardiff. It is just coincidence that they were in this area while we were passing through. They climbed Snowdon today, but it was much better weather than when we did it yesterday. Tomorrow we're off to ...
... br> 6. Despite bold black letters on stark white background saying, "Smoking Kills"- there are plenty in England who don't believe it.
7. The English are very helpful (or have been so far)!
8. Ice and carbonation in your soft drinks is more the exception than the rule.
9. We are (almost always) the "loud Americans"
10. Hen and Stag parties are HUGE in the UK.
11. Switches on the outlets
12. Shower faucets are separate ...
... not to look into it. At the summit cairn I couldn't stand against it so just leaned forward from below it to touch it. The wind had to be nearly 120 km per hour there. We then made our way down to the small rail line station near the top, which of course wasn't working today. We were hoping to ride it down the mountain.The small shelter at the train terminus was closed with five people huddling out of the wind in a little alcove. One young woman ...
... town, developed when the railway came through in the late 1800's. The buildings are all stone with slate roofs and most say 1890, or a year close to that, on the central gable. The town has obviously seen better days. It is quite popular with the English, particularly the elderly, but there are very few foreigners seen here. We had a nice fish and chips dinner on the Main Street, and then walked a bit along the water. The weather is looking iffy for the next few ...