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The Island in the Sky – Day 2

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The next morning we couldn’t wait to draw the curtains and this was our view. Oh! Were did all that fog come from? Whilst we were preparing to go down for breakfast we kept an eye on the view and it was then that we saw the island in the sky. What an astonishing view! […]

The Island in the Sky – Day 1

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It all started with a boot full. That is to say a car boot not a boot on the foot. “But wait” I hear you cry “Surely you’re not going on another trip so soon after the other one?”

Sun, Sea and Sand – Day Two

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That is the view from our hotel room this morning and it’s a beautiful start to a beautiful day. This is the outside of our hotel, this is the inside of our room and this is part of the hotel’s gardens which go down to the beach. We were on our way into the town […]

Bike and Hike

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This post is basically in two parts; the first part is about our Volt Metro LS electric folding bicycles and the second part is not about our bicycles so if you are not the slightest bit interested about electric folding bicycles then skip to the second part. We bought two Volt Metro LS bicycles earlier […]

Barry & Amanda go to Paradise

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It may be that this may not quite match your vision of Paradise and, in fact, it probably doesn’t match ours either but it’s there in writing so it must be true. This trip was to be a test to see if it was going to be practicable to visit Birmingham as a number of […]

From Iron to Copper – Day 2

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Day 2 Tuesday morning. Woke. Levered eyelids open to look out of window. Another sunny day. After breakfast we drove all of 15 minutes to Bodnant Gardens, which is managed by the National Trust, and we have been here before about 30 years ago before this web site was even thought of so no photographs from […]

Walls of water

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On Tuesday the weather forecast for Wednesday was that it would been mostly sunny until around 3:00 pm and on Wednesday morning, yesterday, it was the same; mostly sunny. So we set off for the Elan Valley to see if it was worth returning in the, hopefully, better and warmer weather next year. It was […]