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11 Mountaineering Preparations

1. Introduction

Mountaineering is a dangerous pastime, make no mistake about it.

Last weekend I suffered a fall in the Dolomites in South Tyrol and badly injured my left arm (and literally spilled my blood at the mountain), yet training and a fair share of luck saved me from far worse injuries.

So now is as good a time as any to give some information and guidance as to hazard read more

Wales: Culture, Places, and Outdoor Adventures

Table of contents

  1. Introduction
  2. The Welsh Language (Cymraeg)
  3. Towns and Places
  4. The National Parks (Snowdonia, Brecon Beacons)
  5. Conclusion

1. Introduction

Wales was the first foreign destination I haunted after leaving university, and it was the first opportunity to improve my English skills outside an educational environment or the workplace.

I visited this small (the population is some three million), culturally appealing and scenically impressive country in the western part of … read more