Category Archives: Wales

The sounds of Coed Rheidol

I took my visually-impaired friend Marika Kovacs for an early-morning walk to Coed Rheidol to listen to birds Continue reading

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The Big Welsh Walk: another triumph

The second Big Welsh Walk in Ceredigion, organised by Ramblers Cymru, was a great success. Continue reading

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Gregynog’s wood warblers

Ramblers Cymru’s Welsh Council was held at Gregynog this year, a fascinating place. Continue reading

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Practice for the Big Welsh Walk

With only two months until Ramblers Cymru’s Big Welsh Walk it was time to put in some practice. Continue reading

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Rhagrith, or Welsh hypocrisy

The Welsh Government wants people to use public transport but then fixes meetings so that this is impossible. Continue reading

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Rhodri’s route

If it was not for Rhodri Morgan, former first minister of Wales who died on 17 May, we might have no Wales Coast Path. Continue reading

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The legacy of the Big Welsh Walk

The Big Welsh Walk (Taith Gerdded Fawr Cymru) took place in Ceredigion on Saturday 6 May.  I joined the 200 people taking part.  We could choose from walks of 15, 10 or six miles and I went for the 15-mile one. … Continue reading

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