Saturday, October 10, 2009
Off to the seaside
The forecast was good for today, so we decided to head off west towards the sea for the day. Wales is such a compact little country that we can do that quite easily in a couple of hours or so, even though we live in the north east and even when we stop in Bala for breakfast and very delicious coffee. Mind you, we didn't have unremitting sunshine and blue skies as we had been led to believe, but it was mild and it wasn't raining or blowing a gale, so I guess that was all to the good, and we got to inhale lots of sea air, also good.
Then there was a secluded little place which we stumbled on called Porth O'er which had a tiny beach, also secluded, so secluded that to get to it demanded a climb down a Welsh version of the face of the Eiger. OK so I am exaggerating slightly, but, with Paddy dragging madly on the other end of