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Millennium Stadium

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  • Day152

    Rugby, Rugby and a Welsh Male Choir!!

    November 30, 2019 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ☁️ 3 °C

    What a day??!!! Can’t really describe the day we have had.
    Started with a nice breakfast in town and then after an emergency purchase of a fleece blanket from Primark (it was 4 degs) it was off to the Principality Stadium (aka Millenium stadium / Cardiff Arms Park).
    11.45am kick off to the Wales women vs Barbarian women ended up with a crowd of 12,000 watching quite a good game with the Barbarians winning. They played like a team who had been together years. Wasn’t the best display of women’s rugby but the fact they were playing at the stadium before the men and were afforded full brass band, choirs and national anthems showed respect for women’s rugby has come a long way.
    The couple of kiwi girls had a blinder.
    The hour between the women and men’s game went super quickly with the entertainment of the Royal goat, brass band and the welsh choirs singing historic welsh songs whilst both teams warmed up on the pitch- we didn’t know where to look!!
    After an entertaining game the Wales men’s team won 43-33 against the Barbarians who had definitely not looked as cohesive as the women’s team.
    The game was quite a first as Nigel Owens was the first referee to be allowed to referee his own national team, the iconic Irish caption Rory Best retired today from his 124 capped international rugby career and Warren Gatland who has left Wales after coaching them successfully for 12yrs entered the stadium for the last time as coach of the Barbarians..... and if that wasn’t enough we had an encore of epic proportions at The Angel Hotel!!
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  • Day3

    Cardiff | Wales

    April 29, 2016 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 8 °C

    I arrived in Cardiff at 4AM, I tried to find some sleep in a park, where I got bullied by some drunk welshman... I escaped to the city center where I almost got involved in a group fight of even more drunk welshman....WTF? But every city deserves a second chance! So I tried to explore the city without getting killed :) It's an really beautiful town, sweet city center and many parks to walk. I met with a local who showed my the city highlights. I can really recommend to visit Cardiff, but not at 4AM!Read more

  • Day161

    Cardiff

    September 11, 2017 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    The house feels so cold but you realize it's actually a haven once you step outside. Horrible and miserable again today.

    Had a shower because I was all sweaty then we left for Cardiff which was just under 2 hours away.
    I slept (tried too) most of the journey - Jess offered me the front seat so that was nice.

    We just told us to take us to Cardiff, no specific instructions. It took us to the town center, which, once i saw the castle I recognised. I even impressed myself when I said "there should be a gold post box down here ... it's gold cause each Olympian who one who won an Olympic gold medal got a post box painted" and a minute later, there is was 💪🏻💪🏻👏🏼

    Found a car park - it smelt like urine.
    We first wanted lunch so we found a pub place.
    Jaxon eats so much he is going to be so fat.

    The bathrooms were nice here lol.

    We then visited a few welsh gift shops to try and find Angharad stuff but they only had the crappy design I already have. Booo hiss.

    We then went to Cardiff castle - entry was 12.50 each so still expensive but better than 20.

    Was happy to pay because this is the castle we didnt actually enter with Tony - we just looked from the entrance.

    First we went through the tunnels on the side which were used during the 2nd world war for citizens of Cardiff to hide in.
    Along the walls were propaganda posters - some were quite funny.

    We the had to put the pram in storage because there were a lot of stairs.

    First section was I suppose what you would call the accomidiation? I don't actually know to be fair. The audio guide was boring. It didn't tell basics but super complex shit that's pointless if you don't have a base understanding.
    Either way it was incredible. I lovvvvvedddddd the ceilings.
    In The library room we got told some fun facts. The owner disagreed with Darwin's theory so around the door around detailed monkeys holding hooks not knowing what to do with it - to prove his point that we are different.

    We went into the keep which was more like other castles with ridiculous staircases, and entry rooms as you go up.
    Only me and Will went up to the the top and Will stayed with Jax down the bottom.
    I love how the castle is in the middle of a city.

    Will reckons Cardiff reminds him of Townsville - a sort of small capital city place rather than a country capital.

    We found some stocks to take photos in and then left.

    It's not the best maintained castle I've been to in regards to landscaping. Very overgrown but I think the house section bit was worth the entry fee.

    We then just walked around the center really. We walked through the Cardiff markets, and ended up in a shopping center which had some great stores including a Disney shop :) can't wait for Jaxon to be bigger and ask me to buy him things that I also want 😂😂😂😂 I'll be like " you want that unnecessarily large stuffed pooh bear? ... seems reasonable... ok then." Hahahah

    Bought some toilet paper and headed home. Parking cost us 18£ 😭

    Oh totally forgot that there was also a museum section under the castle that we went to. It was total rubbish but Jess got some photos of Jaxon wearing more costume hats. She could start an entire Facebook page just from this trip of Jax wearing stupid hats haha

    Also, in the shops there was a 'vodka shot' sampling station.
    Amazing 🙌🏼
    Hahaha.

    So rainy 😒

    I don't remember getting home lol.
    We had Indian packs for dinner which were pretty good.
    Jaxon going to bed is my favorite time of day hahaha

    It was a good day. Glad Jess and Will got to do something in Wales.

    Jess didn't realize Wales was a country....... 🤦🏼‍♀️🤦🏼‍♀️🤦🏼‍♀️
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  • Day9

    The Country Doesn't Matter

    October 24, 2018 in the United Kingdom ⋅ ⛅ 9 °C

    Quick update, traffic sucks. My four hour drive turned in to a 6+ hour drive, although it certainly did help me with figuring out how to stop and start a manual car. Two stops, with as many bathroom breaks, and the good fortune of finding fruit and a salad along the way, I finally made it to my hostel for the night. Also, McDonald's is at every major rest stop over here too, just not really in other areas. I haven't had any McD's yet, but I'm almost tempted because half the stuff they offer isn't available back home and I have noticed they seem to have better quality fast food here. Who knows how things will go tomorrow, but for now the plan is to go see Cardiff castle, then on to Stonehenge, and ending my day in London. At the very least, I should make it to my hostel in London, or something has gone awry, but I'd make that work for me too. Bring it on, tomorrow, I'm ready.Read more

You might also know this place by the following names:

Millennium Stadium, Millennium-stadion, ملعب الألفية, Міленіум, Милениум Стейдиъм, Stadiwm y Mileniwm, Μιλένιουμ Στέιντιουμ, ورزشگاه میلنیوم, אצטדיון המילניום, मिलेनियम स्टेडियम, Միլենիում, Stadion Millennium, ミレニアム・スタジアム, მილენიუმი, 밀레니엄 스타디움, Миллениум, Миленијум, Millennium Stadyumu, Мілленіум, Sân vận động Thiên niên kỷ, 千禧球場

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