Well apart from some scary wind and rain on the first night the rest of the weekend weather was perfect for tenting. No leaks and it was wonderful listening to the rain, after that is, we were sure it wasn’t going to leak.
Aberystwyth was actually quite a cool little town, loads of people speaking Welsh which is lovely, and lots of young people too because it is a university town. We sat and ate fish and chips on the prom and enjoyed the sun and people/dog watching.
Sunday was spent lying around reading until we sprung into action and roared off to Aberaeron to catch up with the Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival which attracted crowds to the town to eat and drink in the sun. Aberaeron is really pretty with loads of brightley coloured houses.
Many British towns have the same shops in them so it’s fun to spend some time looking up and checking out some of the neat old buildings –
We attempted to visit a RSPB reserve near Aber but arrived to late, it was one of those that you have to pay to get in, and also it had a big, old No Dogs sign, so we just lurked about the front admiring the scenery and watching squirrels fight over the seeds from enormous bird feeders whilst the birds tried to eat.
The pair of us did manage to get a bit sun burnt – Mr T has the unfair ability to go from having a scalded red visage to brown and toasty looking. Whereas I go red and peely looking.
The dog exercise area at our camping ground was on the edge of a cliff and gave some excellant views of Cardigan bay and some lovely sunsets.
We had to keep Toastie on a lead pretty much all the time as dogs aren’t allowed to roam free but by about 8pm she was ready to crash out and would put herself to bed..