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  • Day13

    Shafted in Wales

    September 12, 2019 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ☁️ 16 °C

    We made the 1hr 10min journey into Wales to visit Mad's ancestral homeland near Pontypool. Mad's grandfather worked in the coal mines in the area so after visiting the house where he lived, we drove to the Big Pit National Coal Museum to learn about the mining industry. The pits were closed underground for maintenance but we had an excellent tour of the overground areas with some hilarious banter between the local staff.
    We have now settled in Chelternham for the evening and will explore options for dinner shortly.
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