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September 15, 2012

Wales: Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd

Inside Caernarfon Castle’s walls

Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd” is the UNESCO World Heritage name for a collection of historic sites in North Wales.  In 1986 four castles and their (more…)

Wales: Menai Suspension Bridge

Menai bridge’s eyebar-linked suspension chain

Random discoveries are a staple of our travels.  It typically it happens like this:  Motoring along we come upon a curiosity visible from the road.  A moment of indecision follows.  Do (more…)

August 27, 2012

Wales: Portmeirion a.k.a “The Village”

Inside Portmeirion, The Village

I first watched the British television import “The Prisoner” in the late 1960’s.  The show was strange and confusing.  It was unlike anything that I had seen.  To a pre-teen, the (more…)

August 23, 2012

Wales: Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

A narrow passes high over the Welsh countryside

“A, E, I, O, U and sometimes Y and W.”


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