So come! Paint my world! In yellow and in blue. And in red. And in green. And in pink, and in…
Between Aberteifi (Eng. Cardigan) and Aberystwyth there is a town with colourful houses: Aberaeron. It lies just by the sea, the estuary of the river Aeron. (aber – estuary, hence Aberteifi – the estuary of the Teifi river; Aberystwyth – the estuary of the river Ystwyth)
Aberaeron is one of the first towns in Wales which were ‘planned.’ It has been developing since 1805. Its founding father was Rev Alban Thomas Jones Gwynne. More or less in the centre of the town there is Sgwar Alban (Alban Square).
Below is a Welsh Cob Stallion monument sculptured by David Mayer in 2005. The monument has been donated to the town by Aberaeron Festival of Welsh Ponies and Cobs. Once I was even fortunate to have a glance at such a festival. The show is held twice a year in a field in the town centre.
You can cross the bridge over the river Aeron:
A perfect place to relax:
Below is Aberaeron Town Hall, a building with the original unpainted stone.
Just like most of seaside resorts, Aberaeron has a caravan park:
That is the main street as seen from the hill from Aeron Coast Caravan Park:
It is in Aberaeron shops that I used to manage to find the best gifts for my family and friends…
Although in South Wales there are many houses painted in such bright colours, but in my opinion Aberaeron takes the lead!