Snowdon mountains and the 2 bridges
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Snowdon mountains and the 2 bridges

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View of the two bridges which connect Anglesey with mainland Wales. To the left the Menai bridge built by Thomas Telford and quite an ingenious piece of engineering at the time. To the right the Britannia bridge with the road on top and the train line below. All this to the backdrop of the Snowdon mountain range.

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A: Cemetry on church island, Menai Bridge, Anglsey

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Cemetry on church island, Menai Bridge, Anglsey

B: The Island Race 2013 - Half marathon on Anglesey

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Today in really beautiful weather about 800 people made their way over the Menai bridge to start thei...

The Island Race 2013 - Half marathon on Anglesey

C: Menai bridge by night and fog

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Sometimes there is some sort of sea fog coming iin. It is quite rare because normally it is to windy ...

Menai bridge by night and fog

D: Menai Bridge - In the iron works

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The Menai suspension bridge was built by Thomas Telford in 1826. It is spanning the Menai Strait betw...

Menai Bridge - In the iron works

E: Menai bridge - the chain

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This is one element of the "chain" of the Menai suspension bridge, the first iron suspension bridge b...

Menai bridge - the chain

F: Menai bridge - night with stars

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This is one bolt and nut (I don't know, diameter of the bolt is about 10cm so something like M100 eve...

Menai bridge - night with stars

G: Menai Bridge at low tide with iced rocks and algae

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When the tide went out this mornig it was about -5°C. This meant that the water that was lapping over...

Menai Bridge at low tide with iced rocks and algae

H: Plas Newydd, Anglesey

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Nice April day on Anglesey. Just the right time to go to the National Trust property of Plas Newydd (...

Plas Newydd, Anglesey

I: Bangor (North Wales) university, behind the management centre

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From the restaurant in the management centre (in the middle) you have quite a nice view of Anglesey a...

Bangor (North Wales) university, behind the management centre

J: Bangor (North Wales) university - PG hall

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Big hall in the main arts building. It is being used for concerts, exams, and all kind of social even...

Bangor (North Wales) university - PG hall

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Wales (Cymru in the Welsh language) is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.  The major cities are Cardiff, Swansea, Newport and Bangor.  The city of St. Davids is the smallest city in the UK with a population around 2000.  Wales itself has a population of around 3 million.  The Welsh language is spoken by around 20% of the population.

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