Towns

Kazimierz Dolny on the Vistula

Once I showed photos of various Polish towns and cities to my friends in Wales. They liked Kazimierz Dolny best. The town used to be known as Wietrzna Góra (a…


Machynlleth (and Dyfi Furnace)

Machynlleth Whenever I was passing through Machynlleth on the way to North Wales, I kept promising myself that the following time I would make it my final travel destination, but somehow…


Carmarthen

Caerfyrddin (Eng. Carmarthen) – one of the oldest towns in Wales, if not the oldest one. It is situated on the river Tywi (Eng. Towy), in the southern part of the…


Aberaeron

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:…


Edinburgh

On the opposite side of Great Britain, once upon a time a different Celtic tribe settled. A characteristic accent, a characteristic traditional costume. Scotland. Here, even a stormtrooper from Star…


Hay-on-Wye

Y Gelli Gandryll (Eng.: Hay-on-Wye) is a totally book frenzy place! Being the National Book Town of Wales, every year it hosts a literary event called Hay Festival. The town is situated in South…


Aberystwyth

The geographical capital city of Wales is Cardiff; the cultural one – Aberystwyth. Perhaps because of the beautiful university, perhaps because of the fact that Aberystwyth, unlike Cardiff, is not…