Monday, May 2, 2011

Fun Monday - Up, Up, Up and Away

Now that we have survived the twenty year isolation on land or sea,  our two-month Fun Monday host, Roger of A Screed in Time  is asking us where are we going next. Although it would be very nice, I am not going to Disney World. Instead my husband and I are traveling to Wales.

My husband and I are not experienced world travelers. I have not been west of Fort Scott, Kansas, and the only the country that I have visited is Canada. However, we are going an adventure to Wales with my sister and my niece. We will be visiting a number of places in the country including, Conwy Castle, Swallow Falls, Bodnant Gardens, Pentre Farm, Cathedral of St. Davids, Cardiff Castle, Tintern Abbey to name a few of the many stops.

The trip should be great fun, educational, and informative although I do have some concerns about this trip.  I hope that we can navigate the airport and get on the plane without any problems. Also, hopefully the U.S. Customs agent will not look at our photos and surmise that we are Ma and Pa terrorists or drug smugglers because unfortunately our passport photos make us look like beady-eyed convicts. My other worry is bed bugs, the scourge of modern-day traveling.

Do you have travel plans for the summer or do plan to stay close to home? Share with the Fun Monday bunch by signing up at Roger's place, A Screed in Time .

7 comments:

Sayre said...

I am absolutely, positively JEALOUS of your trip! I would love to get back to Wales to see my grandmother (who is 92), but I rather doubt I'll be able to swing it before she's gone. You're going to love Wales - it is probably one of the most beautiful places on this planet.

Margaret said...

Wales!! I'm so excited for you. I travel a lot and generally have no issues. It's part of the adventure. I plan to stay around home although I may go back to NYC when my daughter does to help her settle in. We're also driving to Montana for a family trip.

Roger said...

Oh my! I would love to go back to Wales! I agree, it is one beautiful bit of country, and I hear they have a Prince. :)

Seriously though, we loved exploring the place for old castles and whatnot. I also had a buddy that insisted on hitting every Pizza Hut in the U.K. - we did know how to party back then.

Have a great trip!

Jill said...

My dream trip is Ireland, but I know it will be a long time coming. Have fun and be sure to share pictures in the Fun Monday's afterward, so we can all be jealous!

Lynne said...

Your trip sounds wonderful! I've always wanted to visit Wales. So much history; so ancient. You'll do just fine, not to worry. We are leaving for Nicaragua and Panama this week for two weeks. I've never been so it will be interesting to say the least!

Anonymous said...

Let the fun begin. MGD

joanygee said...

Hope you have a good time in the Principality. Snowdonia is lovely and if you like history the Welsh castles are marvellous to see. It's many years since I went to St David's.
I hope also that the weather behaves itself so you can see the sights and scenery at their best.