Travelling along the northern border of the Brecon Beacons towards our destination at Felingwym Uchaf in Wales, we made a worthwhile side trip into the town of Brecon. There, we visited the beautiful Brecon Cathedral and Close. The Cathedral is one of the most significant surviving examples of early British Gothic Architecture. Constructed in the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Visiting Hadrian’s Wall, at the site of Birdoswald Fort, one of the Roman military sites along Hadrian’s Wall in England, was fascinating for me. I had long wanted to see the remnants of the ancient wall that runs between the Irish Sea and the North Sea. Travelling to view a segment of the wall at […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
For garden lovers, one of the must-see sites when visiting Hong Kong is the Nan Liam Garden and adjacent Chi Lin Nunnery. The Nan Liam Garden and Chi Lin Nunnery are situated in an urban setting in Kowloon’s Diamond Hill area, with the Lion’s Rock Country Park and other hills visible to the north. The […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
My choice of winner for the Best Cottage Rock Garden Ever award will shock you. My (make-believe) award is not going to some gorgeous alpine creation set in a raised bed with little stones jutting out, and wave upon wave of colour drawing the eye each spring. No, this is an ordinary, real rock garden, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.