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... that we are back to cold, wind and rain.
My journey has taken me out of Shropshire and, in a leisurely manner, across North Wales to the Lleyn Peninsular where I have picked up the Welsh Coastal Footpath. My plan is to walk (on and off) for a couple of weeks and then to return home in early September via Cirencester.
On my final day in Shropshire I had an interesting encounter with a bull; the day before a man had gone on at ...
... 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 ...
We decided to climb Mount Snowdon today, which is the highest mountain in Wales. Of course, the forecast was for the worst weather of the week. To do this, we had to leave early, so Val and I had breakfast at 7:00 am. Joyce (our B&B hostess) made a special effort to get us on our way. Laura stayed in bed and had the day to herself in town, which as it turned out was a really good thing. We caught a bus to Betwys y Coed, and then the Sherpa bus to Pen ...
... 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 ...