Category Archives: Wales

A Priceless Frame

Looking through a window frame at Tintern Abbey, Wales, United Kingdom. Advertisements

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Gwylfa Hiraethog Shooting Lodge: the Haunted House of Denbigh Moors

Spooky, no? Well, I got chills. Then again it had recently snowed. (Groan). Okay, fine. So even though it’s known as the “haunted house” it probably isn’t haunted. But that doesn’t mean it wasn’t scary. Upon arrival we were greeted with a … Continue reading

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Cute Little Lambs of the Denbigh Moors

Please forgive my self-indulgence, but I needed to get me some cuteness today. I’ve been working on a post about the Haunted House of Denbigh Moors, Gwylfa Hiraethog (I’m really excited about some of the photos), but I kept being drawn to … Continue reading

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Caernarfon in Watercolor

In early April, my husband and I went to Caernarfon (kah-NAR-von) in North Wales to visit the remarkable Caernarfon Castle (the subject of a future post). While wandering over the Castle’s walls, I viewed the lovely town of Caernarfon from above. … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Freshly Pressed!

I’m gobsmacked! That’s a word I learned since moving to England and I don’t think there’s a better word to describe how I’m feeling right now. I feel very honored. And totally shocked. In a good way! “Cows and Country Near … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Unpronounceable Lakes

This is Llynnau Mymbyr, which is the name of two connected lakes near Capel Curig in North Wales. I have no idea how the lakes’ name is pronounced. We visited earlier this month just after an unseasonable snowfall. Mount Snowdon is in the … Continue reading

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Bridge Past Dolbadarn Keep

The Llanberis Lake Railway, in Snowdonia, uses this bridge to cross the shortest river in Wales, Afon y Bala, which flows between Llyn Peris and Llyn Padarn. Dolbadarn Castle was built in the 13th century by Llywelyn ap Iorwerth (Llywelyn the Great), but only the keep remains in solid condition. If … Continue reading

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Ghosts on the Denbigh Moors

Are these sheep seeing something we can’t? After all, spectral residents are said to wander the Denbigh Moors in North Wales. Perfect, because we ventured high into the Denbigh Moors for a chance to visit its haunted house, a hunting lodge … Continue reading

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