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Wales 2018: Dan-yr-Ogof showcaves and Talley Abbey

The rain continued so we ventured underground at the National Showcaves! Actually we started off with a dinosaur extravaganza to welcome us! There is a real mix of modern animatronics and older static models. Matthew loved the carnotaurus 🙂 The caves are amazingly beautiful and the story is incredible. It was also tinged with an […]

Wales 2018: Swansea

Another wet day so we abandoned the rural delights of Wales and headed to the city of Swansea. We started off in the museum and were greeted by the fossil of a plesiosaur: a great start! There are a number of galleries at the museum: one covers archaeological discoveries, another has more recent history and […]

Wales 2018: Llandaff Cathedral, St Fagans National Museum and Llantwit Major

We started our day with Zach’s favourite thing in the world: counting steps! It took a long time… We looked around Llandaff Cathedral and admired the Rosetti triptych before heading to the old bishop’s palace. The main part of our day was spent at St Fagans National Museum (no apostrophe!) which has rescued buildings from […]