|This is the view from Mommy and Daddy's room|
at Aunt Dana and Uncle Phil's home.
|Newport, Gwent, South Wales|
|Day #1 - We drove to Caerleon after lunch at Aunt Dana's.|
Here we are at the National Roman Legion Museum.
|Evie dressed as a Roman soldier.|
|Me dressed as a Roman soldier.|
|Originally a Cistercian monastery, The Priory is a now hotel and restaurant.|
*we don't know that man*
|Orson, ready to run around.|
|Evie and Orson running in the amphitheatre.|
|Where Roman soldiers would stand - most likely for the last time.|
Caerleon is said to be where King Arthur ruled.
The Aphitheatre is often associated with the "round table" in the tales.
|Aunt Dana and Uncle Phil's home in Newport.|
Ready for a Welsh buffet dinner at The Celtic.
|Day #2 - The Doctor Who Experience in Cardiff|
|a weeping angel|
|Mommy, Evie and I outside a Tardis.|
|Evie got scared in the experience, I was thrilled.|
|This is me inside a Dalek|
|Evie pretending to destroy scenery.|
|Madame Vastra - The Lizard Lady|
|Minecraft activity in the Milenium Centre. |
We were drenched from the rain downpour.
|After an Indian buffet, we went to the Cardiff Bay science museum: TechniQuest|
|Dragons are everywhere in Wales.|
|We had tea while people watching in Cardiff Bay.|
Dinner that night was at Pie Corner, a local chippy.
Hamburgers in Wales are very different than those in America.
|Day #3 - The National Showcaves Centre|
|Dinosaurs were everywhere around the caves.|
|panning for gold|
|Cathedral Cave (turn your head to the right to see the image correctly).|
|Pachelbel's Cannon in D played as we journeyed.|
|The Bone Cave|
|Many people were buried in the cave.|
|Inside the Bone Cave|
|The view outside Bone Cave.|
|tons of green|
|The largest cave: Dan-yr-Ogof|
|Our "home" at Bluestone, Pembrookshire|
|Our view from the house.|
|We had a golf cart, named Eva, for our stay.|
Our dinner was at The Chippy.
|Day #4 Exploring the resort|
|One of the views from the resort.|
|Bluestone's Camp Smokey during the daytime.|
|Our secret hideout/passage.|
|Ready for a hootenanny at Camp Smokey.|
Welsh idea of an American hoedown.
|Mommy and Aunt Dana with their warpaint on.|
|Evie with her warpaint (I'm reading THE RULES in the background).|
Dinner was bbq, with a yummy apple cake (pudding).
|Sunset at Camp Smokey|
|Day #5 - More Bluestone fun|
|Orson climbing the first wall.|
|Evie and Orson climbing the first wall.|
|Evie climbing the second wall.|
|Look at me, next to a Z on the second wall.|
|Evie on the third wall.|
|Me and Evie on the third wall.|
Lunch was a traditional Sunday lunch buffet at The Farmhouse Grill.
In the afternoon we swam at the Blue Lagoon.
Mommy and Aunt Dana went to a spa.
Dinner was at The Oak Tree.
|Day #6 - Traveled back to Newport to pack.|
Dinner with Aunt Dana and Orson, at
London, Marriott Hotel American restaurant.
|"Cousins" having fun in the room.|
|Our last night together - eating YUMMY ice cream Sundaes.|