Springfield Hotel & Health Club
Travel Blogs from Pentre Halkyn
... to Bangor was a very close second
version of Hell. I got extremely carsick because the driver kept pumping the
breaks and the heat was on even though it wasn’t even that cold out. By the
time I got to the University I was surprised I was somehow still alive. I then
had to take a mini-van to my dorm where I was finally able to just drop
everything off and take a much needed nap. Of course that is what you shouldn't
do when you ...
With our group of study abroad students, we took a day trip to Conwy. Conwy is a medieval walled town in North Wales. On our way to the castle, there was a tent set up for an organization which rehabbed owls and falcons. We had the chance to pet the owls and Amanda got to hold a young baby owl. We explored the Conwy Castle which was built from 1283-1289. There were amazing views and we had ...
First up today we went to Beaumaris, across the Menai Strait. We couldn't go over the Thomas Telford suspension bridge, limited now to light traffic. Got a lovely photo of the old engineering icon both from the other bridge we drove over and from a new viewing stop point. We travelled along some rather narrow winding roads down into Beaumaris & stopped near the ruins of the ...
... that had been mined, then via a cable railway deep underground about 500 ft to another area slate had been mined since 1836. We had to wear hard hats and all, very glamourous.
the display and audio story tells of a small boy who joins his father and uncle to work in the mine at the age of 12. Most miners died by their early 40's as it was a dirty very dusty hard life. The slate tiles made here were exported to Australia and many of the ...
Carrying on from the introduction to my last entry, I had some spare time on my hands in between my last day at work and my flight to Munich. After one more night in London, I found my way to the Haggis adventures office in Victoria where my five day bus tour around Wales was departing. I had booked the tour just a couple days before it started and didn't study the itinerary very closely so was on a bus taking me to lots of ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center