Garth Pier

A Walk through Bangor, one of the Smallest Cities in Britain.

Wales is filled with so many beautiful and old towns and cities that are best explored on foot to experience the place. While visiting Yvonne in Wales we spent a morning walking through Bangor, a city in Gwynedd, North West Wales. It is actually one of the smallest cities in Britain and one of only six places classed as a city in Wales, although it is only the 36th largest urban area … Continue reading A Walk through Bangor, one of the Smallest Cities in Britain.

Llyn Idwal (Lake)

A walk in Snowdonia national park through the valley of Cwm Idwal, Wales.

We were pushing our luck going for a hike in Snowdonia on such an overcast day. Chances were that we would not make it around the lake before getting soaked but the rain clouds did make for a very dramatic scenery. I had my own “personal guide” in the form of my friend Yvonne for this wonderful hike. This walk offered some of the most … Continue reading A walk in Snowdonia national park through the valley of Cwm Idwal, Wales.

Welsh staring sheep

Late Summer stroll along the Welsh Coast around the Village of Aberffraw

I can now officially say that I have fallen in love with the beautiful Welsh countryside!! I love the green rolling hills and valleys that cover this lush green countryside. Little inquisitive sheep dotted across the fields and the pebble covered coastline. I spent a week visiting my friends in Wales and ended up feeling like I had my own local tour guides for this … Continue reading Late Summer stroll along the Welsh Coast around the Village of Aberffraw

The striking Anglesey countryside

Exploring the lush Wales countryside of Newborough Warren (Ynys Llanddwyn), National Nature Reserve in Anglesey

I have often read about the lush green fields and hills of Wales and seen pictures of this lush countryside filled with grazing sheep and green forests. Getting to walk through one of the beautiful Nature Reserves found across Wales was definitely a highlight of my Wales Adventure. My very good friend Yvonne who lives in Anglesey, Wales took me for a  walk through the … Continue reading Exploring the lush Wales countryside of Newborough Warren (Ynys Llanddwyn), National Nature Reserve in Anglesey

Caernarfon Castle

Exploring Edwardian Caernarfon, my first Welsh town and Castle

On my first visit to Wales and as an introduction to Welsh history my friend Yvonne took me to visit CaernarfonCastle. Getting to visit this magnificent medieval building in Gwynedd, north-west Wales was the perfect introduction to the rich Welsh history and culture. I loved walking through the narrow streets and over the cobbled roads of the Edwardian town of Caernarfon. This town and castle … Continue reading Exploring Edwardian Caernarfon, my first Welsh town and Castle