Tag Archives: Wales

Rush Hour in North Wales

Driving the country lanes of North Wales, you really never know what could be around the corner. We came upon this particular traffic jam near the village where Rich grew up. Expand the minds of you and your children by … Continue reading

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Caernarfon Castle, Wales

I love castles. Especially the medieval castles of North Wales. UNESCO agree with me, since they made The Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd a World Heritage Site in 1986. And my absolute favourite is Caernarfon Castle. … Continue reading

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #10: Yellow

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits … Continue reading

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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct: The UNESCO Canal in the Sky

Happy St. David’s Day! For those that are unaware, St. David is the patron saint of Wales, which is where my post takes us this week. Before the days of motorways and interstates, or even railways, canals were the transportation … Continue reading

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South Stack Lighthouse, Anglesey, Wales

Built above the cliffs on the tiny rugged islet of Ynys Lawd (South Stack), there’s no denying that South Stack Lighthouse commands a breathtaking location. Yet as with all lighthouses, South Stack’s positioning was determined by necessity, in this case … Continue reading

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Despite what some might think, the title of this post was not created by me randomly wandering around my keyboard. It’s actually a real place in Britain. Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is a large village on the island of Anglesey in Northwest Wales. … Continue reading

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Blaenavon Industrial Landscape World Heritage Site, Wales

The hills and valleys of South Wales are both beautiful and bleak. Centuries of industry, and mining in particular, have left abundant scars. The Blaenavon Industrial Landscape was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year 2000. Covering an … Continue reading

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