Choo Choo!

23 May


We had our fourth annual trip on the Vale of Rheidol Railway (or the choo choo train as we more affectionately call it) on Wednesday. The weather, in a break from tradition, was stunning and we had a great time. It was nice to have a girly day for once.



The trip on the narrow gauge railway takes about an hour through stunning countryside. The Rheidol Valley is one of my favourite places in the world. It’s so beautiful, especially on a fine spring day. It can get quite touristy but if you climb up the sides of the valley there are forgotten glades and woodlands filled with ancient trees.

Anyway, back to Wednesday. We went on a different walk this year, and managed to miss all three paths we were aiming for and ended up climbing over a scree pile and scrambling down through woodland and loads of scrub and bilberry. It was very amusing, especially as Beth had chosen very practical footwear. 



We must have stumbled through a caterpillar city as well as we have lots of them all over us when we finally made it back onto a path. Josh was unable to identify them from the photo. Anyone have any ideas?



One Response to “Choo Choo!”


  1. Trips and Hoodies « - May 29, 2009

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