Llyn-y-Dywarchen

Llyn-y-Dywarchen is a privately owned lake which lies alongside the B4418. On the day I visited there was a cold wind blowing with sunlight breaking through the clouds now and again. My plan was to walk around the lake, mainly to get closer to this tree and some old abandoned buildings which were on the... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

Do you ever wonder how they come up with the subject for the Weekly Photo Challenge? I know I do, because sometimes their choice seems strange to say the least.Welsh ponies are allowed to roam wild in many parts of our countryside, locally, the Carneddau mountains in Snowdonia has a semi-feral population of about 180... Continue Reading →

52/2013 Week 42

Pen yr Ole Wen is the seventh highest mountain in Snowdonia and in Wales. It is the most southerly of the Carneddau range. For many years the mountain's name was translated as "Head of the White Light", the interpretation of which was a mystery. However in 2004 Professor Hywel Wyn Owen at the Place-Name Research... Continue Reading →

52/2013 Week 32

Llyn Crafnant is a lake that lies in a beautiful valley in North Wales where the northern edge of the Gwydir Forest meets the lower slopes of the Carneddau mountains and, more specifically, the ridge of Cefn Cyfarwydd. The head of the valley offers a profile of crags which are silhouetted at sunset, and many... Continue Reading →

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