Situated in northeastern Wales, the Pontcysyllte Canal is 18 kilometers in length and is a feat of civil engineering of the Industrial Revolution, completed in the early 19th century. Covering a difficult geographical setting, the building of the canal required substantial, bold civil engineering solutions. The aqueduct is a pioneering masterpiece of engineering and monumental metal architecture, conceived by the celebrated civil engineer Thomas Telford. The use of both cast and wrought iron…

The use of wrought iron and cast iron in the aqueduct enabled the construction of arches which were light and strong.

Welsh National Anthem. In my humble opinion the best anthem in the world ( totally unbiased of course! )

In my humble opinion the best anthem in the world ( totally unbiased of course!

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'Royal' game's town name headache

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch - name of town on Anglesey island, Wales. translates into English as "St Mary's Church in the hollow of the white hazel near the rapid whirlpool and the church of St Tysilio with a red cave".

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

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

The flag of Wales on the left and on the right, the flag of Saint David, the patron Saint of Wales - Celebrations for Saint David's Day 1st March

St Davids Day in Cardiff - Flag of Saint David - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Merry Christmas!

Christmas wallpaper: You can appreciate the soul of Christmas by enlivening your screen with wonderful Christmas wallpapers and winter wallpapers.

Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff, Wales, UK

Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff, Wales, begun in the century, photo by Glass…

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