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Sep 23, 2008 - Heading to Wales

Friday September 19 Cates and myself decided to go to Wales to go canyoning and so we headed to the train station in Cambridge with a ride from Steve. We ended getting there a little later than we planned because we had to wait on the other girls. So when we had arrived we missed our first train that we had planned on so we waited. We took the train to King's Cross (largest train station in London and the one in Harry Potter) there we have to get out and take the underground to Paddington (like the bear) and from there we were off to Neath....

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Sep 21, 2008 - A Welsh Experience

Canyoning; a.k.a. Gorge-Walking; a.k.a traversing down a river in a canyon, making your way by jumping, wading, swimming, floating, or whatever means possible. Canyoning in Wales: follow a footpath to a misty, pebbly river in the Brecon Beacon mountains of South Wales, throw on a wetsuit and helmet (or, rather, take about 30 minutes to try to fit into a wetsuit), fill your face with a ear-to-ear grin thinking of the thrills to come, and tiptoe to the edge of the river where you then dive into the most freezing water you've ever felt before;...

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