Category: Wales

October 2, 2007

From Rosslare to Pembroke – Wales

Filed under: Britain & Ireland,Wales - 02 Oct 2007

DAY 13 – From Rosslare, we crossed by ferry to Pembroke and travelled through the Welsh countryside – destination Cardiff Castle.  Cardiff was first occupied by the Romans who built a fort here in AD75.  Little …

August 20, 2007

From Holyhead to Dublin Port – Ireland

Filed under: Britain & Ireland,Ireland,Wales - 20 Aug 2007

DAY 7 – At Holyhead we boarded our ferry for Dublin.  For those interested in technology, this high-tech gangplank was interesting to watch as the gangplank itself consisted of metal slats that were raised electronically….

August 19, 2007

Llanfairpwllgwyngyll…etc., etc. – Wales

Filed under: Britain & Ireland,Wales - 19 Aug 2007

DAY 7 – Before crossing the Menai Straits we passed through the world-famous village with the very Welsh name of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch — you’ve got to have Welsh blood to be able to work out the …

August 18, 2007

Chester to Wales – Britain

Filed under: Britain & Ireland,England,Wales - 18 Aug 2007

DAY 7 – Leaving Chester, we crossed into North Wales and had a brief stop in Conwy to have a glimpse of its massive castle.  Conwy is …