Blogs from Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdom, Europe


Europe » United Kingdom » Wales » Carmarthenshire » Ammanford August 18th 2016

Another reasonable day of weather ahead before it all turns to custard overnight. There are prospects for the weather then clearing tomorrow from around midday. So we will head off to the Brecon Beacons today in the hope that we can find a trail and do some hiking. While we are out and about we plan to get as far as Talgarth a town we heard about on a TV programme a year or so ago. The town was in need of some rejuvenation and the community applied to the Lottery Grant Commission and received enough money to repair a rather dilapidated building that had been a flour mill with a water mill and also built a cafe which serves bread, scones etc using flour from the mill. So we thought we would go and see ... read more
Only building remains where lime was mined,Black Hills
Sealed off lime mine
Some Welsh lamb on the hoof

Europe » United Kingdom » Wales » Carmarthenshire » Ammanford August 17th 2016

Who the heck are Eddie Stobart and Arnold Clark? They have been following us around Europe and the UK since the BBA V3 started in March.. If you know who they are then OK, otherwise more about them later. We have survived the second night on the BBA V3’s worst and hardest bed. But only just! OK ,you will say if you pay 45 quid a night in Blackpool at the height of the English summer this is what you get. And you would probably be right. We knew the ‘cosy apartment ‘would be small as the dimensions were given on the webpage when we booked but they didn’t say anything about the bed. In fact there hadn’t been any recent comments from previous guests about just how hard the bed was! Perhaps the English ... read more
The kitchen and lounge,Blackpool 'cosy apartment' and that is about it
The rear of the apartment building and the driveway to the car park,Blackpool
Lindisfarne Holiday Apartments,Blackpool

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