On Anglesey: 5,000 year old burial site and a 700 year old castle.

Packing up to leave Wales for Dublin. It’s so sad to leave. It was fitting on our bus ride from Holyhead that three Welshmen, our age, got on the bus and engaged us in conversation. We were informed that if we were to drink 10 Welsh beers, we would be speaking Welsh.

With little time, all I have to offer you are more photos from Anglesey.
Bryn Celli Ddu: 5,000 year old burial site. The entrance is set so it receives the morning light. The narrow passage opens to a round chamber

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Stones at base indicate size and at one time where a henge once set.

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Back of chamber.

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Front entrance.

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Inside main chamber. Other visitors have left stones, flowers, crosses, etc. My camera quit working in the chamber after about 4 shots. Gave me an “ERR” message.

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Path leading from site.

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Beaumaris Castle on Anglesey. Last one built in Edward I’s subjugation of the Welsh. Believed to have not been completely finished for the castle has a much lower profile than the others. Built with outer wall and inner wall. It was surrounded with a moat on two and a half sides and sea water on the rear.

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Entrance to inner courtyard. Can you imagine mounted soldiers riding through and into the inner court?

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Living area at back of inner court.

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Another tearoom. In Beaumaris. This tIme it was jackets.

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Potato, cheese and baked bean jacket

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Potato, cottage cheese, apple and sultana jacket.

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Cafe at Red Wharf Bay. Dessert: chocolate lumpy cake and Victorian sponge cake.

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Tide was just coming back in.

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So sad to leave. Most of the homes have names and display them.

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And we had the most glorious sunset.

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Plan: Return to Dublin.

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4 thoughts on “On Anglesey: 5,000 year old burial site and a 700 year old castle.

  1. Oh, Janet….I’m loving all your photos. Guess what? I will be going to Scotland before the year is over. Then you can look at my photos. I can hardly wait.

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