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Benefits of A Holiday Home in Nefyn, North Wales

In the Llyn
My family and I have been visiting Nefyn on the Llyn Peninsula for the past 25 years.  In fact, my in-laws have a holiday home there and since retirement probably spend the better half of the year in Nefyn. For families it’s a wonderful setting. Kids can embrace the best of the British […]

By |April 16th, 2013|Contributed, UK|0 Comments

Llanfair…gogogoch – The Little Anglesey Village with the Huge Name

Imagine it…“I’m just nipping down to Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch for a pint of milk love“….The liternal translation in to English is  „St Mary’s church in the hollow of the white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the church of St Tysilio of the red cave“ of what has to be one of the longest place names in world […]

By |September 25th, 2011|Random|0 Comments

Nefyn in Wales twinned with Puerto Madryn in Argentina

How on earth is Nefyn on the idyllic Lleyn peninsula of North Wales twinned with Puerto Madryn, 8,000 miles away on the rugged coast of Patagonian Argentina? Surely this particular ‘twinning’ is the result of a blindfolded dart player and a world map?

I’m always a little bemused as to how towns in Britain are continuously […]

By |Januar 20th, 2010|Argentina|3 Comments