September 29, 2018

Sitting atop Castle y Bere the largest and most elaborate native stronghold built by Llewelyn the Great in the 1220’s. This impressive Welsh stronghold was to maintain control between the Dyfi and Mawddach estuaries and the mountain road over Cader Idris to Dolgellau....

September 27, 2018

On Tuesday a hike up to Tre Ceiri “town of the giants” a hillfort dating back to the Iron Age, situated on Mount Eifl. Lunch at Dylanwad Da in Dolgellau, always a five star experience! 
Last night atop the iconic peak Cader Idris veiled with wisps of mist! This morning...

September 25, 2018

Yesterday Colin our boatman ferried us over to Bardsey Island where 20,000 saints have been buried. Saint Cadfan established a place of worship here in the sixth century. We spent the day walking around the island and were given a concert by Mair Tomos Ifans, an accomp...

September 23, 2018

Yesterday our Walkabout team visited an isolated rainforest and were amazed by its beauty and setting. Llennyrch a hundred acre magical mysterious and incredibly scarce Celtic rainforest surrounded by four hundred acres of spectacular Welsh farmland. Hidden among the l...

September 21, 2018

We were entertained by Elinor and her friends during our last night stay at the Cardiff Marriott. They shared with us their harmonious voices and blended them melodiously with the accordion and harp, it was delightful! Rod working the piano at the Marriott with help fr...

September 21, 2018

After a visit to the Cathedral of Wales at St Davids, Pembrokeshire. Standing in front of a farmhouse at The Cistercian Abbey at Strata Florida that was built with the rubble that Henry IV destroyed in 1402 when searching for Owain Glyndwr. Pondering at the Cistercian...

September 17, 2018

Dylanwad Da in the Market town of Dolgellau is peoples choice of best lunch to date on this years trip! A presentation at the Cistercian Monastery in Strata Florida by Jenna our inspirational presenter yesterday. A visit to the great Cathedral at St Davids today and ou...

September 14, 2018

Yesterday morning a trip down the Lleyn peninsular with Bardsey Island in the distance. Enjoying fresh baked goods outside the bakery in Aberdaron! All aboard the Welsh Highland Railway and this morning driving down the Tal-y-Llyn Pass down to visit Aberystwyth on Card...

September 12, 2018

We explored the recently discovered copper mines in 1987 on the Great Orme above Llandudno going back 4000 years ago! Yesterday a visit to Edward 1 castle at Conwy, and this morning a visit to the brute of all fortresses, Caernarfon also built by the Norman king with p...

September 8, 2018

Newfoundland! Giovanni Caboto was an Italian merchant from Genoa and as a young man learnt the secret where Portuguese whalers and fisherman were catching their seafood out on the the western ocean in the mid 1400’s. Giovanni met with Queen Isabella of Spain but she tu...

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