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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 ...
... such as camp circles and caves. As well, it was the site of Bronze Age copper mining, dating back 4000 years; which is the same age as Stonehenge". We also visited an old church named for Saint Tudno. The headland is limestone and there are places with limestone pavement much like we saw in the Chamonix area in France. Bracken, gorse and heather was everywhere, as well as wild goats grazing. The weather was very changeable with wind and rain at several points. We walked all ...
13. 9 McNuggets! What?!
14. Most stores, in the towns, close by 6 or 7 pm!
15. No ceiling fans- anywhere!
16. Penny Presses are still called Penny Presses but take Pence!
17. Cameras are EVERYWHERE. I was told that England is the "most watched" country in the world.
The other thing I've come to realize is that we Americans (in general) are pampered-to some extent- by our lifestyles. We have convenience, ...
... come out and we could actually see something of a view. When we got to Llanberis, we had five minutes to get the Sherpa bus back to Betwys y Coed, and then a bus back to Llandudno. Everything was soaking wet, so we've got clothes hanging all over our room trying to dry them out. Our jackets worked really well today. Thank you Mr Goretex. We went for a nice pizza dinner tonight, walked around town a little and are now back at our room watching tv with ...
... for that leg, although there was hardly anywhere to put bags. We transferred at Chester and at that point, had no seats for the rest of the trip to Llandudno, even though they were reserved. British Rail used to be very well organized, but everything was privatized years ago and now the trains are overly crowded and unsafe, with bags in the aisles and people pushing and shoving to get on and off. Everyone here takes it in stride though. Llandudno is a ...