Tag Archives: waterfall

#220 – Foel Fras – Things don’t go as planned!

As Chris and I finished our bimble around Llyn Anafon and Drum (see post #219) we were followed most of the way back by big glowering clouds, and it started to pour down just as we arrived back at the … Continue reading

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#161 – Aber Falls and the Northern Carneddau

In September Chris and I took advantage of the unexpected late summer by heading a bit further afield to the hills of the Berwyns (two blog posts waiting in the queue) but then a free day and yet another forecast … Continue reading

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 #111 – A soggy day in the hills of Mid-Wales

If you wanted to describe Wales in one word, you wouldn’t go far wrong with “hilly”!  What’s more, hills are usually a good excuse for a walk, so when we visited friends at Llandrindod in Powys over Christmas, the rucksacks … Continue reading

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#85 – “Wonderful waterfall” – Pistyll Rhaeadr.

Why is the number Seven so significant?  Seven days of the week, Seven deadly sins, Seven virtues, Seven Heavens, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (eh?!…)  Well OK, you probably get the picture…. In Wales it is said that there are … Continue reading

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#84 – Bidean nam Bian, the hidden giant of Glencoe

As you drive down Glencoe towards Loch Achtriochtan, you can’t help but notice the impressive rock architecture rising above you on both sides. To the north lies the airy ridge of the Aonach Eagach (see post #52) and opposite lie … Continue reading

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#16 – “….I don’t know much about art….”

I’m sure many of you have had this dilemma – you fancy doing something but your partner wants something different.  On one occasion with Chris in North Wales, I wanted to do the Nantlle Ridge but she fancied an exhibition … Continue reading

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