Cardigan, Wales

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Wales, or West wales to be exact is a rugged, tough, windswept place where the people are made of steel and granite and courage. Every year i go there to visit my friends a few times. To this day i have not been there and not been rained on. But that's the magic of Wales.

Wales, or West wales to be exact is a rugged, tough, windswept place where the people are made of steel and granite and courage. Every year i go there to visit my friends a few times. To this day i have not been there and not been rained on. But that’s the magic of Wales. Its a place where that might look better in the rain, none more so than Cardigan Bay. With its vast beach surrounded by cliffs and a view towards Ireland (some locals claim to have seen Ireland from the beach but they must be relations of Steve Austin because i don’t even see ships, only hardships)

Cardigan itself is a very pretty town with a castle that some say was built by Thor. Well it wasn’t. It was built by Gilbert Fitz Richard in the 11th century but its still a good castle. There is a selection of fish n’ chip shops that offer the perfect remedy for warming the cockles although i wouldn’t recommend the one near the church (bit greasy) There is also a proper sweet shop run by a guy with a beard. WHAT MORE COULD YOU WANT!

written by tommynorth on 2008-09-11 in #world #locations #castle #b-w #wales #wet #cardigan #scenery #wind

2 Comments

  1. kylewis
    kylewis ·

    Great shots!

  2. eira
    eira ·

    Love photo number 9 :) Looks like so many little harbours in South Wales - home!

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