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Y Ddraig Goch- Welsh coat of arms inspired by a legend about Merlin. Have you ever wondered why Dragons feature so prominently in the ruling elite's iconography? Y Ddraig Goch, Roi Arthur, Dragons, Welsh Dragon, Wales Uk, Cymru, Red Dragon, Crests, My Heritage

Y Ddraig Goch- Welsh coat of arms inspired by a legend about Merlin.

Amazing four-metre long Welsh dragon art installed last year at Caerphilly Castle, Wales. Looks like Smaug from The Hobbit movies. Beautiful Castles, Beautiful Places, Photo Post Mortem, Dragons, Welsh Castles, Medieval, Welsh Dragon, Epic Pictures, Dragon Art

Someone has taken EPIC pictures of the dragon at a Welsh castle

A huge dragon, a massive Welsh castle and the night sky - what more do you want?

 It is a gloomy day here in South Wales, so here's a little sunshine to brighten up your day! North Wales, Wales Uk, Happy Quotes, Positive Quotes, Learn Welsh, Welsh English, Welsh Words, Welsh Language, Scottish Gaelic

Bore da! It is a gloomy day here in South Wales, so here's a little sunshine to brighten up your day! x

"Welsh Ladies having tea." I didn't know the Welsh had a cultural costume.looked like. I admit to being stunned by the lack of knowledge about the Welsh culture, but then again, I was raised with the knowledge thanks to my Mum Folk Costume, Costume Dress, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage Postcards, Welsh Lady, European Costumes, Period Costumes, Welsh Gifts

Welsh Fashions - Origins of Traditional Dress & Costumes in Wales

We are all familiar with the Welsh Lady costume, but what is its history? It is very likely that the dress was evolved from an early European costume It is hard to pinpoint how many years our ancestors have worn the costume, but the first accounts are from tourists to Wales in 1770. They recorded that women in the Wels

Kardomah Coffee house, Swansea, Wales - Throughout my childhood, this was a regular destination for "frothy coffee" on shopping trips. I still try to visit whenever I go back. Swansea Wales, Cymric, Old Street, South Wales, Writing Inspiration, Random Things, Places Ive Been, Roots

Kardomah

In Swansea - I didn't get a chance to drink coffee there ;(

Smugglers - Culver Hole in Port Eynon on the Gower peninsula in Swansea, South Wales . Swansea Bay, Swansea Wales, Beautiful Places To Visit, Places To See, South Wales, Wales Uk, Gower Peninsula, Local Legends, Places Of Interest

Culver Hole on the Gower peninsula of Wales, near Swansea, was once a popular place to go ashore undetected with smuggled goods. Smugglers became so influential in the area that in the 1720s they had the port's customs officers summoned for jury service on a day when they landed a large cargo in the harbour.

Castle Gardens in the centre of Swansea back in the day probably late Part of Swansea Castle can be seen. Gower Peninsula, Castle Gardens, Cymru, Swansea, Defenders, South Wales, Back In The Day, Welsh, Old Photos

Castle Gardens in the centre of Swansea back in the day probably late 1960s/70s. Part of Swansea Castle can be seen on the right.

Frog Street during a slum clearance programme aimed at rebuilding and improving public health.This street was adjacent to St Marys Church in the town centre which itself was totally rebuilt in the and was very badly damaged in Swansea Wales, Cymru, Public Health, Leeds, Bristol, Past, Ethnic, Blood, England

Frog Street,1880 during a slum clearance programme aimed at rebuilding and improving public health.This street was adjacent to St Marys Church in the town centre which itself was totally rebuilt in the 1890′s and was very badly damaged in 1941.

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