Betws-y-Coed, Wales: Day 3

On Sunday after breakfast, everyone checked out of their rooms to make the journey back to Harlaxton with a few stops along the way. Our first stop into our drive was Swallow Falls in Snowdonia National Park. Visitors pay 2 pounds to see the marvel and let me say the view did not disappoint! Honestly, … Continue reading Betws-y-Coed, Wales: Day 3

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Caernarfon Castle & Llechwedd Slate Caverns: Day 2

After breakfast at the hotel, I boarded the bus to head to Caernarfon Castle. This castle was built by King Edward I in the late 13th century. In British Studies, I had learned about Edward I's reign and how he built several castles throughout Wales to exude his dominance over the country. I was looking … Continue reading Caernarfon Castle & Llechwedd Slate Caverns: Day 2

Llandudno, Wales: Day 1

On Friday morning, I boarded a bus at 8:30 am to head to Llandudno, Wales. I elected to do the Northern Wales trip with the school for a few different reasons: I thoroughly enjoyed my day trip to Lincoln, England. The courier for that day trip said, "If you love Lincoln, you will love the … Continue reading Llandudno, Wales: Day 1