Aug
25
2010
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What is coasteering?

informal-coasteeringCoasteering involves traversing the coast and interacting with the sea and the rocks. It’s is an odd type of adventure activity because it is mostly operated and promoted by the organised outdoor activity industry in the United Kingdom, especially in Pembrokeshire (Wales) where it originated. If you were doing this with your friends, you wouldn’t [&hel[more...]

Aug
23
2010
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What is the United Kingdom’s “Blue Lagoon”?

blue-lagoon-pembrokeshire-walesThe name Blue Lagoon suggests a piece of paradise from the tropics, however there is also a Blue Lagoon in the United Kingdom. It’s near the town of Abereiddy in Wales. The lagoon is a former steep-sided slate quarry that was flooded after it was abandoned. Today it is connected to the ocean by a [&hel[more...]

Jun
17
2009
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What is Cardiff city profile?

Cardiff Castle - courtesy Mooganic - CC-BYCardiff is the capital of Wales and its largest city. The area of Cardiff settled by at least 6,000 BC, about 1500 years earlier than either Stonehenge or the The pyramids of Egypt. Cardiff was also the site of a Roman fort. King Edward VII granted Cardiff city status in October 1905. Cardiff has only [&hel[more...]

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