Today I ventured out for a 6.25-mile walk around Conwy. I wasn’t sure exactly where I’d go, just that I wanted to walk at least 6 miles. So I started out on a familiar path into Conwy, down to the quay, and along the path around Bodlondeb Woods. From there, instead of turning toward home, … Continue reading Wales Coast Path: Conwy Beach
It should be no surprise to my readers that I’m in love with Bodnant Garden. Somehow, though, I’ve never shared my experiences visiting the garden in autumn! We decided to take a friend there while she was visiting us. Although there was a bit of rain, it wasn’t enough to drown us and we ended … Continue reading Bodnant Garden in Autumn
When my parents visit, we tend to do a lot of walks in the Conwy valley. The walks (besides being gorgeous and interesting) are relatively nearby and usually easy to access with public transport. However, we often talk about possible walks on Anglesey and really wanted to fit one in during their trip this spring. … Continue reading Walk on Ynys Llanddwyn
In early June, we drove just south along the river to Tal-y-Cafn, for a walk to Caerhun (walk #7 in Walking in the Conwy Valley). The main attraction is Caerhun Church, the site of a first century Roman fort. The walk started by passing through a farm and into the woods, where we encountered a very … Continue reading Caerhun Walk
If I could spend every day at Bodnant Garden, I probably would. These photos are from late May, when the Laburnum arch was in full bloom and the rest of the garden wasn’t looking too bad, itself. We even got to wander around the newly opened Furnace Wood and Meadow. Continue reading Bodnant Garden in the Spring
I feel like the past month has been a lot of me just repeating to myself, “I can’t even.” Followed by sharing news articles, contacting my representatives in the US government, and donating to causes I support. It borders on overwhelming, but I’m trying my best to stay engaged. Which also means doing my best … Continue reading Can you even?
On a beautiful summer afternoon, we walked along the river Conwy up to Llanrwst Bridge. A short walk, but pleasant and ending with a nice view of the bridge: Continue reading Llanrwst Bridge