The Woburn Hill Hotel
Travel Blogs from Cemaes Bay
frantically repack at the airport.
The first flight was okay; I got a window seat and was able
to sleep a little. I flew to Newark, NJ and grabbed some McDonalds and ran to
the next plane. On my flight to Manchester we were given dinner but airport
food is probably worse then cafeteria or hospital food. I barely ate anything.
The only real edible piece of food was the bread. Since I couldn't sleep much I
... to climb all of the towers. We walked along the coast and dipped our feet into freezing cold Conwy Bay which is part of the Irish Sea. Afterwards, we had lunch at Anne's Tearoom which was the most amazing meal we've had thus far (tomato soup and cheesy garlic bread). Overall, it was a wonderful day! The weather was beautiful and it was only a one and a half hour coach ride from Edge Hill to ...
... the sign - very different to the old photos from 31 years ago.
Back in Caernarfon we had to attend to the basics of laundry as we were running out of clothes, well clean ones anyway. The domestic goddesses, Cheryl & Julie took over the 4 machines & 3 dryers to manage the team getting through their loads. I took 3 trips back to the motel room to hang quick dry garments that ...
... 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 ...
... The tour was very fast paced and we stopped at least four times each day so I've actually forgotten some of the things we stopped at.
The tour guide was a charismatic red head girl from Bristol and on the tour we had eleven females and no males at all, unless you count Drew the bus driver. There were two older Austrian ladies travelling together, one Italian girl, one Kiwi girl and six other young Australians of which only ...