George III Hotel
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... because it was 3 minutes from the hotel, so why not?
We took some father-daughter photos there just because and carried on-
To Tinkinswood Burial Chamber a pretty recent excavation of a dolmen. They found it in 1914 and it's even older than Stonehenge. The burial chamber in which they found over 920 human bones of both sexes is all that remains of the original village.
It's free to visit, if you don't mind ...
... rolling countryside, and very difficult to tell which country you're in. If anything, the valleys are wider in England, but otherwise not much difference.Also, in Wales we hardly saw any cattle; nearly all sheep. Where in England it seems more 50/50 of each. Wales of course has mostly Welsh people too, and England has more pigs.
We're now well and truly back in England. Just went past ...
... and free, national treasure. We wandered through the various old work shops until 2 when we watched a brief movie about the history of the mining operation. Then an old miner gave us a demonstration of slate cutting and rock splitting; very interesting. He gets 2 pence for every piece of slate he cuts and the company sells it for up to £8. Once again, a large part of the message was the independent spirit of the Welsh ...
... process, toured the factory and finally got to taste the product. Very nice. We purchased a wedge and off again down the dreaded foot path they call a road.
Next stop was the national Woollen Museum where we again toured the works but didn't buy any thing.
We did have lunch in their parking lot; enjoying the above cheese with some crackers and a pastie we had bought in another little town.
An hour later we arrived at our ...
Today we moved again!
We followed my uncle's cute little yellow Fiat most of the way!
We drove to Hay On Wye and had a look around!
Hay On Wye is famous for it's bookshops. There are so many!
I went to the first bookshop that was ever there!