Tag Archives: North Wales

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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