Map of Welsh castles. The castles of Wales were not only built by the English as part of their conquest and control of the local population, many were built by the Welsh Princes themselves. Internal feuding between them led to weakness and made conquest that much easier. How many other places in the old British Empire fell for the exact same reason ? rjp
As part of our summer road-trip season we have researched some of the best trips you can do by car. Here’s our guide to one of Europe’s ultimate road-trips: the ‘Grand Tour’, featuring France, Switzerland and Italy. This trip takes in picture-postcard French villages, snow-covered alpine mountains and the glitz and glamour of Monaco and Milan!
St. Ives, Cornwall. Must go to Cornwall, both sides of my family originate there. According to google maps there is an intersection where the streets which bear the names of my fathers last name and my mothers maiden name meet! Neither are common last names, Tregear & Spargo #hipmunkBL