Sunday, July 03, 2011

Ponterwyd, Wales

The rolling hills and bald mountains around Ponterwyd must have made very challenging walking for George Borrow.  In particular, I don't know how he managed to find his way south through the Plynlimon range.  The roads up through Nant-y-Moch and Angler's Retreat look wild and desolate.  I imagine you could get yourself quite turned around up amongst those mountains and hill farms!  One of those Welsh places, I bet, where if you were to get lost and have to spend the night , you'd come down either a poet or a madman!

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