On our way to Stratford we made a few stops through Wales. Our first stope was a quick hike through the Welsh mountains. And of course, our boys ran up the sides of the mountains like goats.
After we had our fill of the castle, we roamed around the city of Conwy. We found the Smallest House in Britain. It's perfect for Bethany, but Spencer would have a harder time living there.
We went to two great museums and learned about the industrial history of the Coalbrookdale area. The museums were fun and interactive. Kaitlin pums water on a miniature of an old coal furnace in the picture directly below.
Holy Trinity Church:
Today we started our day with Cadbury World (angelic music begins to play.) There was tons of chocolate and we ate our fill of it.
After a cup full of freshly made liqid fresh dairy milk chocolate we loaded ourselves and our sweets onto the bus and headed to Warwick Castle.
We arrived at "Britains Ultimate Castle" with hundreds of other people enjoying the gorgeous day. Warwick Castle has been commercialized far more than any of the other castles we'd seen, bt it was great fun. The castle was built in 1068 but there were exhibits to portray all eras of life in the castle.
We also saw a trebuchet demonstration and they fung a ball of fire through the air. It was awesome. Sadly, it was difficult to get a decent picture.
The inside of the castle was furnished, complete with Henry VIII and a pleasant victorian man.
There were wonderful exhibits in which we behaved ourselves completely.
Tomorrow is our Shakespeare and Stratford day! It's hard to believe our trip is over half way done, but we miss you all and we'll be seeing you soon. Well, that is if Eyjafjallajökull permits.