Let the Musings begin...

Once Upon a Luxurious Night in Merthyr Tydfil
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The town name comes from a Welsh Princess, Tydful, sadly martyred in the Fifth Century. We felt like Twenty-First Century Princesses when the doors opened at the bed & breakfast. We wound up in Merthyr Tydfil (Murtha Tidfill) because of bad circumstances: the hotel …... Read More

Sweet Things About Staying in Saundersfoot
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Saundersfoot has about 3,000 residents, which made us small-town women feel right at home. It’s an active, friendly community, with a beach that gets long and wide when the tide is out. Many people more stalwart than us were frolicking in the surf at …... Read More

7 Ways to be Okay Acting Like a Tourist
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In the former home-of-my-heart, Red Lodge, Montana, we used to have a word for the flocks of summer people who descended on the little town: Tourons – a combination of Tourists and Morons. What is it about people that sends us on vacation, packing …... Read More

What Equals Old Gray Stones and Colorful Landscapes?
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Castles, cathedrals, churches…for me the wonder of them never ceases to amaze me. From the first castle ruin I climbed over, around and through to the intact apartments of the Cardiff Castle, I find these old things mind boggling. We don’t have 900-year-old buildings …... Read More