Llanddwyn IslandApril 26, 2016 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 39 °F
Island of Relics
The island was very peaceful and quiet except for the sound of crashing waves and crickets chirping. The sun was out, making the temperature mild with a cool breeze. We walked the whole parameter of the island. We looked out by lighthouse and watched cormorants swimming and perching on the small rocky islands, we watched a silhouette bobbing up and down, breaking the surface and disappearing again which we believe to be a seal.
On the walk back, we acquainted ourselves with the wild grazing ponies who, although cautious, approached us looking for a free meal but we did not oblige. We found an exhausted bumblebee, desperately climbing a blade of grass so we took him over to a patch of flowers, where he quickly dived into the nectar, spurring him back to life and able to fly on. We found a large shore crab, half hidden in the sand as the tide was coming in; there were many curious herring gulls around and not a rock in site for him to take shelter so we relocated him to a safe environment.Read more