It was one of the most beautiful dusk in my life – camping near Snowdon 🙂
The Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is a navigable aqueduct that carries the Llangollen Canal over the valley of the River Dee in Wrexham County Borough in north east Wales. Completed in 1805, it is the longest and highest aqueduct in Britain, a Grade I Listed Building and a World Heritage Site.
When the bridge was built it linked the villages of Froncysyllte, at the southern end of the bridge in the Cysyllte township of Llangollen parish (from where it takes its name), and Trevor (Trefor in Welsh), at the northern end of the bridge in the Trefor Isaf township of Llangollen parish. Both townships were later transferred to Wrexham County Borough following local government reorganisation.
The name is in the Welsh language and means “Cysyllte Bridge”. For most of its existence it was known as Pont y Cysyllte (“Bridge of Cysyllte”). Other translations such as “Bridge of the Junction” or “The Bridge that links” are modern, and incorrect, inventions, from the literal English translation of cysyllte being “junctions” or “links”, as the township of Cysyllte existed for centuries before the bridge was built
Continue reading Pontcysyllte Aqueduct – Panorama 360° x 180°
A few days ago Arleta and I went to Wales. Of course we decided to go to the top of the Snowdon. Because of Arleta’s pregnancy we decided to take a train to the mountain peak. The one way ticket costed us £20 per person. Then we decided to walk down from the mountain peak back to Llanberis which took about 3 hours.
During this time I took 2 panoramas and a few pictures 🙂
Last Wednesday me and my mates went to abandoned chalk mine in Norwich. A few panorama and few pictures below:
Yesterday was a sunny, warm and lovely Sunday. Arleta and I decided to visit another derelict church. This time it was the church in East Somerton.
Continue reading The Ruin of St Mary’s Church – Panorama 360° x 180°
This panorama was created in January 2014. A year ago me and my mates we took a few pictures from the top of the Westlegate Tower – see this article.
The panorama below shows the redevelopment in progress.
As I found on this website “All 19 properties available for sale at Norwich’s new high rise, Westlegate Tower, have sold, subject to contract, it was revealed after the very last townhouse was snapped up earlier this week”.
Continue reading Westlegate in Norwich – Panorama 360° x 180°
Ruins of Bawsey Old Church – Panorama and a few pictures taken by Arleta and me.