Walking the Little Orme

Most people who visit Llandudno focus on the Great Orme. It looms over the town, and there are so many ways to enjoy it: driving around the edge on Marine Drive, walking up to the top, taking the tram or the cable car. It certainly held my attention for many months. But as you walk along … Continue reading Walking the Little Orme

Afternoon on Conwy Mountain

We took a short walk up Conwy Mountain the other day. After admiring the sea as we always do, I turned around for a good look south at Conwy Valley. The winter sun was low on the horizon, even in the early afternoon, and it made for a hazy glow over the distant mountains. Continue reading Afternoon on Conwy Mountain

Aber Falls

While talking with other expat friends about exploring North Wales, the discussion turned to the myriad waterfalls around here. Someone mentioned Aber Falls (Rhaeadr Fawr), a waterfall not far inland between Bangor and Conwy. Naturally, we had to explore it. We set out the next day. It was a quick drive with a convenient parking … Continue reading Aber Falls

Walk to Deganwy Castle

Summer has truly arrived in Conwy. A warm, humid, sunny day enticed us out of the house for a long walk from Conwy to Deganwy Castle. We took a route around Conwy Harbor, appreciating the wildflowers and berries growing alongside the path. As we came into Deganwy, we passed the marina and headed straight inland … Continue reading Walk to Deganwy Castle