Travel Blogs from Builth Wells
... s getting late and it’s rainy and cold so we just drive through. Merthyr Tydfil is where Claudia Jones, my grandfather’s grandmother was born. It is named for the martyr (merthyr) Tydfil a young girl who was killed by the Picts and Saxons. A church was built on the site of her death. There wasn’t much there until the coal boom. It was known as one of the worst places to work. Only ...
... Dan and me...first, a huge, furry dog came out of the shop(/house?) barking, then just wanting to be petted (we do miss Gracie, so it's good to pet a dog when we can). "Pete's" congenial wife stepped outside the open door to greet us, as their aloof orange cat also pushed past us into the "street", which was completely blocked by a huge truck, with no driver in sight. The small launderette had piles of clothes in process, but at the moment, Pete was on the ...
... yo the mapped road then it will tell us we are 'off route' - we are therefore now ignoring all the authoritarian beeps with some confidence though this could prove to be a mistake.
So today we tried to get our Garmins in synch with similar readouts and information - we are pretty much there but Judy is getting 'calorie alerts' which she is finding somewhat upsetting.
She will no doubt be logging onto YouTube for another tutorial from an ...
Stayed here on the recommendation of my sister Dianne as I was always taught to respect your elders. Good suggestion though. Charming little village where the annual writers festival is held. We arrived just after the festival so it was still fairly heavily booked. Our b&b owner lived in Darwin and Adelaide for 20 years.
Caught up with my niece Samantha who lives in ...
... day trip to Wales. On our first day, we went to Cardiff and visited both the Welsh National Assembly and The Dr. Who Experience. I have never actually seen Dr. Who but watching some of the others' excitement absolutely made my day. After that we checked into a super cute little bed and breakfast in Brecon and then went to dinner as a group. My drinking partner in crime and I successfully split three pitchers of cosmopolitans/daiquiris between the two of us so that ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed