A Journey to Llandudno, North Wales — Forever In My Heart

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Alice in Wonderland

Llandudno is famous for a very special reason, as well. Alice Liddell, the girl who inspired Lewis Carroll to create the world of Alice in Wonderland, visited Llandudno with her family when she was eight years old and many times thereafter. A lovely description is given here on a Welsh website, titled “Down the Rabbit Hole.”

St. George’s Hotel and Agatha Christie

For the several days I was in the town, I stayed at St. George’s Hotel, a grand Victorian affair built in 1854 on the Llandudno Promenade. It is famous for visitors that have included seven United Kingdom Prime Ministers, beginning with Benjamin Disraeli.

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Peta Chow
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Alan Samuel
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Ed Webster

Llandudno Shoreline

I walked often on the beach, feeling the beauty of it all entering my heart deep inside. On the shore there were many rocks smoothed by the sea, and in lovely colors. I collected some of the very smallest ones, hardly more than a pebble in size, and in my hands they looked like a vision in a kaleidoscope.

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In the end…

When we travel we imagine what might come of our journey, how it might bring us new knowledge, or satisfy a yearning to see something we have thought about for a long time. There is a wanderlust in all of us, even if it only takes us a short distance from home. We breathe in the air and feel the light in a different way, and find ourselves drawn to reflection and contemplation as well as action and adventure. Travel helps us know more about who we are, because it expands our awareness of this precious world.

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Storyteller and dreamer. I write about the English language, being human, the magic of life, and metaphysics. www.regina-clarke.com

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