June 19th, 2005

welsh dragon

Unconquered Wales

Venture Crew 699 assaults the Third Peak in this third installment

After scaling Scafell Pike, we drove down to Wales, arriving in the dark. We got our walkie-talkies working again, which was important: this was our first drive in the dark, and communication between the cars was vital. We arrived in Bethesda about 11:30 p.m. and found the town still up and lively.

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saxon cross

The Midlands

The amazing journey of Venture Crew 699, fytt þe feowrð:

With all the big hikes behind us, we now settled in to tour the Midlands. More sheep. We spent two nights at Woodhouse Park outside Bristol, then three nights at Youlbury Scout Camp outside Oxford. Both had good campgrounds and good showers. What more could one ask for?

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