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Wales: Chepstow, Caerphilly and Aberystwyth Castles

After we left Caerleon we backtracked west a bit to see Chepstow Castle. The hotel manager at The Roman Lodge in Caerleon had given us a list of his favorite Welsh castle’s and Chepstow was a “must see” in his opinion. Since there are over 400 castles in Wales (seriously), it might have been hard to pick…

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Wales: Caerleon on the River Usk

We arrived in Wales after our long night of sleeping in the car and were just looking forward to sleep by the time we got to Caerleon (on the River Usk), but when we drove through the village and saw how old and awesome it was, and read signs pointing to Roman Baths, Barracks and a museum,…