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A good hiding?

Advantages: Wide coverage, mostly well produced, fairly easy to read
Disadvantages: Sometimes feels like a promotional flyer, at least one glaring error

I love going to Wales. Admittedly it isn't quite as exotic as the South Pacific or the Rocky Mountains, but it has a strong claim to being the part of the world I most love. Although I do have some Welsh ancestry, I've never lived there myself and it's no ...

davidbuttery 17.09.2010 ·
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Review of Hidden Places of Wales - David Gerrard

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Welsh Wanderings

Advantages: Amusing, poignant and enjoyable to read
Disadvantages: Bias towards South Wales

"Some are born Welsh. Some achieve Welshness. I am going to thrust myself upon Wales". Jasper Rees is a thoroughly English man; born in London, educated at Harrow, and brought up to cheer whenever he crossed the Severn Bridge in an e ...

Collingwood21 08.01.2012 · Read full review
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Review of Bred of Heaven - Jasper Rees

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This guide book is one of the Rough guides

Advantages: Good info
Disadvantages: my copy a bit out of date

The Rough Guide series of books was founded in 1982 by penguin. These books cover more than 200 destinations both in the UK and abroad. The Edition pictured here on the ciao product page is Rough Guides; 4th Revised edition (May 2003) 2000's I think ...

mumsymary 11.02.2017 · Read full review
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Review of The Rough Guide to Wales - The Rough Guide

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