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Images of Wales

North Wales landscape photographer Pierino Algieri peddles Delweddau Algieri Images online to UK and overseas customers. Algieri, whose Italian father was held as a prisoner of war in Llanrwst, prefers slow manual cameras to digital. His collection of nature and landscape prints consists of numerous shots of Snowdonia and landmarks in North Wales. Most of my favorite […]

Purple Moose Brewery

Although I’m not a beer drinker, the Purple Moose Brewery and its award-winning beers caught my attention. What’s not to love about a purple moose? With creatively named brews like Stag Light Ale, Dark Wobbly Antlers, and Muddled Moose, I could almost like beer…. Established in 2005, the microbrewery is located in Porthmadog, North Wales. Its […]

Bed & Breakfast for Booklovers

Love books? Looking for an ideal retreat? Then head to Hawarden, North Wales, where you’ll find St. Deiniol’s Library—Britain’s only residential library. Located west of Chester, the library was founded in 1894 by four-term Prime Minister William Gladstone. The collection contains more than 250,000 items, including 32,000 from Gladstone’s personal library, many of which he […]