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Travel Blogs from Llangefni
... the various restaurants, stores, and the actual
school buildings I came back to my dorm and succumbed to another long nap.
Everything is just really surreal and it still hasn't really
hit me that I am going to be living here for a year. The view outside my window
is just absolutely breathtaking and I hope I never take it for granted. The
School of English is also in the main Bangor building that is shown on the
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 ...
... buildings has changes to stone. The roads between the buildings are wider and there are actual footpaths. The Welsh dragon is everywhere. We had to pay 20p to pee, somewhat more than they did 31 years ago, day book says 2p to pee.
the countryside looks much more like home, obviously why we are called NSW.
Onto the Llechwedd slate caverns near Blaenau Ffestiniog and interesting tour firstly aboard a train and into a tunnel to 1 of the ...
... travelling together.
We were all very quiet to begin with but warmed up to each other as time went on. After a short toilet and coffee stop our first destination was Stratford-upon-Avon, the birth and death place of Shakespeare. Here I visited Shakespeare's grave and had a look in a couple tourist stores.
Next was Pontcysyllte aqueduct and Trevor basin. A really high man made canal built above a river. We then went ...