Tyn Rhos Country House
Travel Blogs from Llanddeiniolen
... knock on their door to meet up later and it turns out our ID cards only
work for our own hallways, you can't visit any other halls.
After the eventful morning I grabbed a sandwich at this
small campus store and went on a supermarket tour with the International group
along with the woman from Columbia. On the trip I talked with a few German
students who were in Wales to practice their English. After walking a few miles
around town ...
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 ...
... Cheryl& I strolled along the waterfront then back to the magnificent castle. I'll let Cheryl add some more info on the walk through the castle.
They had souvenirs at the Castle shop that Cheryl could not pass up, an actual bow & arrow set made in Sherwood Forest. Despite being of timber, Cheryl will do her best to get this & a wooden sword back into Australia.
... 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 ...
... travelling together.
We were all very quiet to begin with but warmed up to each other as time went on. After a short toilet and coffee stop our first destination was Stratford-upon-Avon, the birth and death place of Shakespeare. Here I visited Shakespeare's grave and had a look in a couple tourist stores.
Next was Pontcysyllte aqueduct and Trevor basin. A really high man made canal built above a river. We then went ...