The Beauty of Ancient Wales Cannot Be Denied...
Wales is about 170 miles (270 km) north–south and 60 miles (97 km) east–west, it has over 1,680 miles (2,700 km) of coastline and is largely covered with mountains.
Recreating a Forgotten Firework Tradition From Wales
A rock cannon (known as 'carreg cannan' in Welsh) is an 18th-century firework tradition from Wales that is mostly forgotten today. Rock cannons were popular at any major festivity at the time, but the tradition was abandoned in the 20th century. A rock cannon is a rock bored with holes and tracks.
Here's Why You Should Visit Wales at Least Once
Wales is such a beautiful part of Great Britain that I often wish I could visit it again. When they visit the UK, most people spend time in London, the Lake District or Scotland, but very few make the trip to Wales.
Hilarious: Excuse Me Miss, But How Do You Pronounce This?
Three tourists were driving through Wales. As they were approaching Llanfairpwllgwyngyll on the Welsh island of Anglesey, They started arguing about the pronunciation of the town's name. “LLan-fair-poo-wee…” said the first. “No no – it’s llan-fair-pi-well…” argued the second.
History Lesson: How Was the Kingdom of England Formed?
knowledge, facts, baba recommends, History Lesson, Wales, england, history facts, Britain, ancient history, england and wales, anglo-saxon, saxon The history of England is complex and often confuses people. Learn the story of its formation in just 10 minutes...
7 Stunning UK Locations You Just Have to Visit
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This Art Made Entirely From Coffee Is Superb!
Tammie Wales is a talented and innovative artist who creates beautiful and unique paintings using coffee (see her website here ). You won't look at coffee the same way after having seen her wonderful art.
I Was Astounded To See How Varied and Beautiful the UK Is...
Portmeirion, Gwynedd, North Wales. 5. Windemere, Cumbria. 6. Tresco Abbey Gardens, the Isles of Scilly. 7. Stonehenge, Wiltshire. 8. Chatsworth House, Derbyshire. 9. York Minster, York. 10. Llanberis Pass, Snowdonia. 11. Loch Ness, Scottish Highlands. 12. Polperro, Cornwall. 13.
6 Facts You May Have Not Known About Prince Charles
Even without bringing up statistics, it is safe to assume that we all know that His Royal Highness Charles, the Prince of Wales, is the longest-serving heir apparent in British history. After all, he IS the son of Queen Elizabeth II, whose reign is the longest in human history.
Joke: Where the Heck ARE We?
The Wrath of the Sand Storm
Phoenix, Arizona, 2012 Phoenix, Arizona, 2011 Indian Ocean near Onslow, Australia, 2013 Phoenix, Arizona, 2012 Khartoum, Sudan, 2007 Phoenix, Arizona, 2012 Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, 2010 Khartoum, Sudan Al Asad, Iraq, 2005 Phoenix, Arizona, 2011 Phoenix, Arizona, 2011 Al Asad, Iraq, 2007
Australia's Stunning Beauty Will Leave You in Awe
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Scottish Highlands Wildcats Are SUCH Fascinating Animals!
There was a time when many wildcats roamed England, Wales, and Scotland. Today, with less than 50 individuals left in the wild, the Scottish wildcat is the rarest cat in the world. The animal is also a symbol of the Scottish Highlands.
These Lighthouses Are Each More Beautiful than the Last...
Source: Charles Anderson Beagle Channel Lighthouse, Argentina/Chile Source: Skel Shizuko Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales Source: Joe Daniel Price [related_articles] Phare du Petit Minou, Brest, France Source: Stefan Cruysberghs Source: Alexander Riek Lange Nelle Lighthouse, Ostend, Belgium Source: Piet Flour
25 Places That'll Make You Happy to Be Alive
Strasbourg, France Tad Sae Waterfall, Laos Tenby, Wales, UK The Enchanted River, Philippines Soca River, Slovenia Sparks Lake, Oregon, U.S.A. Bangkok, Thailand Bern, Switzerland The Staggering Beauty of Our World amazing, nature, beautiful, earth 25 of the most magical places on earth...
Would You Like To Visit These Unusual & Charming Towns?
Discover the Republic of Molossia which has a population of merely 33, get your tongue twisted with a town named Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyllllantysiliogogogoch in Wales, and sail through canals in the Netherlands.
Science News: Have We Finally Found the Fountain of Youth?
But aging may be a thing of the past - in a joined study by Harvard and the University of New South Wales, researchers found a way to reverse the aging process. The research revolved around the genes responsible for fighting the effects of aging.
Learn the Stories of These Magnificent Abandoned Castles
Gwrych Castle, Wales Built in the early 1800s by Lloyd Hesketh Bamford-Hesketh, Gwyrch Castle had a total of 128 rooms, including 28 bedrooms, an outer hall, an inner hall, two smoke rooms, a dining room, a drawing room, a billiards room, an oak study, and a range of accommodations for servants.
You Can Breathe History in These Ancient Castles!
Cochem Castle - Germany An abandoned castle - Lough Key, Ireland Borrekens Castle - Antwerp, Belgium The Castle Of Wijnendale - Belgium [related_articles] The Rock of Cashel - Ireland Bojnice Castle - Slovakia Butrón Castle - Spain Peleș Castle - Carpathian Mountains, Sinaia, Romania Penrhyn Castle - Wales
Nature Has a Beautiful Way of Starting Each Day
Park, California, USA The forests of Slovakia Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA The mountains of Iceland Inspiration Point in Bryce Canyon, Utah, USA South Downs, England Cascade Range, Washington, USA Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, USA Oxbow Bend, Wyoming, USA Snowdonia National Park, Wales
Gorgeous, Real Life Castles!
Versailles, France Prague Castle, Czech Republic Kylemore Abbey, Ireland Bodiam Castle, United Kingdom Burg Hochosterwitz, Austria Chateau de Chillon, Switzerland Catherine Palace, Russia Windsor Castle, England Hogwarts at Universal Studios, Orlando Balmoral Castle, United Kingdom Conwy Castle, North Wales
16 Cottages that Came Straight Out of a Fairy-Tale...
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Catch the Coming Fall At These Gorgeous Locations...
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The Wise and Beautiful Words of Princess Diana
The Princess of Wales is known to have broken the rigid royal traditions quite a few times, for example, she was the first member of the royal family to give birth at a hospital rather than the palace.