I'm feeling a little better, for a while now, so Elaine (my wife) and I have he added off to North Wales, for a few days.
We haven't taken the SlingShot, with us, as it has a wind chill of -7'C (19'F) on the mountains, in this area, tonight.
The national emberlum, of Wales is a red Dragon.
We are stopping, in a lovely, small, old, coaching inn.
Ty Gwyn Coaching Inn, Betws y Coed – Take a step back in time and enjoy the charm and ambience coupled with modern comforts in this 16th century Inn
The rooms are great, this is our one.
Right now we are downstairs, in the lounge/bar area having our evening meal. The food is absolutely fantastic.
Earlier in the day we took a trip out, to an area that sent slate, all over the British Empire. The slate was transported down to the coast, on a narrow gage railway and we took a ride on it, with some great views.
Ffestiniog Railway - Wikipedia
The area that we are stopping in is called Snowdonia
Snowdonia - Wikipedia
Tis is a mountainous region, in North Wales. The pricice area where we are staying is called "Betwy-Y-Coed."
Pronounced a Lillie like: "Betts Ee Co-Edd." Yes Welsh is a lovely language, but it doesn't have many vowel, in the words (sometimes, none at all) and requires a lot of flem, when talking, in it.
Betws-y-Coed Accommodation and Information for Snowdonia and North Wales
And while someone new every day experiences the joy that comes with being told that the Welsh word for 'microwave' is 'popty ping', the actual, official,word, meicrodon, is just as fantastic, especially since it could be describing a very small mafia boss