Elen's Castle Hotel and Restaurant
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Ok, so I have just had my last supper with the family and have now finished packing. Had to swap bags as the original was to small. My bag weighs in at 13kg so I still am allowed another 10kgs in weight! Worried now that I've forgotten something but I don't think I have. Few last minute jobs to do tomorrow that the kids have given then heading for the airport at 15.30hrs. At last it here after all the hard ...
... a conversation in Welsh and speak English as well. Very unusual. The people and the countryside here are wonderful. The landscape is lovely forested mountains with stone walled cottages and villages scattered along the way, and the rugged Atlantic coast appearing at times.
... Brian had amazing fritters with pulled pork for a starter, then Chicken. I had delicious lamb chops and shoulder with mash. Really nice. The only downside was a noisy group in our section of the dining room and we seemed to be on the main path between the kitchen and the dining room. But I would definitely come back. Answer to the building question: a gunpowder magazine for the canons used to warn sailors of the dangerous rocky ...
... but the house itself needs a bit of money. Kind of like Downton Abbey on a budget.
Today we drove to the northern tip of Anglesey to Holyhead to see the South Stack lighthouse. After a cup of tea and a scone we bought a ticket to see the famous lighthouse but were warned that there were 400 steps. Au contraire! There were 1126 steps (round trip to the top of the lighthouse) not to mention the paths in between. Exhausting but ...
... them mountains) of Wales. The brick houses are gradually being replaced by stone, there are fewer stone fences, at times the soil is red, the valleys are narrow, and as we press north there is purple heather blooming on the hills. We are all loving the beautiful scenery. As we drive closer and closer to the ocean I am feeling happier and happier inside, didn't even realize I was missing the ocean. I love Wales, the ...