Y Gwnnedd Inn & Restaurant
Travel Blogs from Llanberis
... looks like a castle/Hogwarts.
The upcoming week will just be orientation activities and
getting to know the English department. I am still unaware how many people are
going to be in the Arthurian program but have been told it could be between
4-12 students. I won't officially start classes until next week. I am absolutely
ready to get back into the swing of things. If life isn't too crazy I am going
to try and get a library job ...
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 ...
... interesting boats on the mud flats in the bay. They all have dual keels so they sit on the mud when the tide goes out.
returned to Caernarfon via Llanfair PG, or the full version, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwll llantysiliogogogoch, longest place name in the world until the New Zealanders, made up a longer Maori one. Took photos at the railway station of the original ...
... to Australia to work as well.
we continued to drive through Wales and the Snowdonia mountains, they are very different to anything we have been through yet, with steep rugged cliffs, narrow winding roads and sheep scattered over the area. Couldn't see too much due to the mist and cloud that blanketed the area. Tonight we are in Caernarfon on the water in Wales. Our hotel room tonight is back to our standard that we are used to with comfy beds, la
... 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 ...