The White House
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... scenery, especially in and around Pentyrch. We spent much time looking for and not finding a particular site on Mountain Road and Garth Mountain. We may try again later in the week
We spent 8 hours driving around and in the end had put on about 50 miles on the car. That means we sat and stared at maps an awful lot!
The weather was great, sunny and warm and some of Rhe's chocolate melted in the car.
Having fun and missing Maple.
... cliff! Decide to take the much straighter route walking along the secondary highway (more like a main street through the connecting villages) to Mumbles. Oh. My. God. Directly. Uphill. Aah, the top, ask a few people as we go for the correct route. 45 minutes later – at the White Rose having a celebratory pint. We are DONE!!!
Toddle back to guest house (BnB), shower, do laundry, notice superaching calves. Stretch again!!
... to the Wales Coast Path. It was a lovely wide grassy path through gently rolling hills and with a beautiful view of the ocean on our right. The pictures really can’t do the scenery justice.
We also met up with more sheep, but these looked more like how you think sheep should look. Instead of the narrow sallow faces with dark markings and scrawny bodies of the salt marsh sheep, these were puffy and white with sweet faces (and far smaller ...
... of walking another freakin’ 9 miles, I’m Tony the Tiger greeeeaaaat too!” To which Donnie mockingly said, in his heckling for others’ benefit voice, “Oh, you’re not that bad!” Yeah, the men are laughing at his wit right now, while the women are sucking in their breath wincingly, thinking “Trouble’s a-brewing.”
Soon after Mike dropped us off (with a suggestion that the first beach was also ...
... did overrun this magical place, in 1953, when its shallow mountain stream became a roaring river but the people & the place recovered and its just picture postcard perfect now. One of its nicknames is little Switzerland and it has that look, all spires, lazy chimney smoke spiralling upwards and birds flying below you when you look down from Lynton towards Lynmouth.
The beach is stony and not its highlight but to sit on the beach and to be surrounded by towering cliffs is ...