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Write Up Welsh Cruise

Discussion in 'Events and Cruise Write Ups & Gallery' started by TaffZee, Sep 14, 2014.

  1. TaffZee

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    Had a great day zipping around the North Wales Roads. Thanks Everyone for coming along:thankyou: Nice to see old and new faces. Weather was OK too, tops down all the way. Waiting to see the photos & Videos now. And we didn't lose anyone ( I don't think so anyway:oops:)
    Some Photo's from me.

    The Meet Up WC1.jpg wc2.jpg After the EVO Run wc3.jpg Coffee Break By Betwys y Coed
    wc4.jpg The Great Orm Llanduddno wc5.jpg Bala Lake wc6.jpg
     
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  2. GazHyde

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    Hey Jim, sorry about my non attendance :sorry:. Not well at the moment, and I slept through the alarm. I woke up about 10 minutes before Mozza rang. Apologies to Mozza as well because I don't really know what I said to him. I vaguely remember him saying something about hospital, but that's it...

    Hope the day went as well as it normally does :D
     
  3. TaffZee

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    No Problem Gary, sorry you had to miss it, day went great (I think )
     
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    Great coverage with plenty of participants. Good weather, great people, wish I was there with all of you. Can't foresee anything like this happening in Canada. JIM
     
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    Yep another great day out .many thanks to Jim for organising and leading once again.
    Pity about Billz getting a b*******ing offf Kim.
    Ha ha.
    M
    Ps Quite funny .seeing his little boy . (Who me look)
     
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    :thankyou:Jim for a superb cruise. Great roads, great company and great weather - what more could you ask. It's good to be able to put faces to names - some new as well today, hope they enjoyed the cruise. A really enjoyable day, we're looking forward to the next one already:).
    Cheers, Dave & Pauline

    A few pics from me:
    Llandudno and The Little Orm from The Great Orm IMG_0038.JPG
    The Great Orm IMG_0039 (Copy).JPG
    Lunch Stop (note the Station name) IMG_0042.JPG
    Bala Lake IMG_0043.JPG
    Bala Lake IMG_0044.JPG
    Bala Lake IMG_0046.JPG
    Bala Lake IMG_0047.JPG
     
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  7. TaffZee

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    Lunch In LlanfairPG


    Llanfairpwll on Anglesey is known by many as "that place in Wales with the long name". And so you may ask, what does this name mean? Well it goes something like this:
    "Saint Mary's Church by the white hazel pool, near the fierce whirlpool with the church of Saint Tysilio by the red cave!"

    The true story behind this name is that it was dreamed up by a local businessman during the Victorian period to attract visitors from England.


    At this time the railways were a new invention like the iPod and MP3 today. So when they reached Anglesey, a station was built at Llanfairpwll, the first stop after crossing the Menai Straits.
    Apparently, visitors would flock to this gentleman's shop to discover the secret cure for lockjaw, said to be sealed in an envelope.
    [​IMG]


    And what was the remedy? A piece of paper printed with the full name of the village!
    You can still visit the station today. Now owned by a co-operative of villagers, it has been fully restored and includes the full name plate in its original style.
     
  8. MAURICE THE MARTIAN

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    Another sign of a good cruze .
    Recording lower mpg figures.
    Ended up at 28.5mpg.not been that low since our euro trip last year.lol
    M
     
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    300 miles of bliss...out in the M with the other half and my mates...it's a pitty I Can't video the noise from the tunnels..makes the hairs on the back of my neck stand up...as always Jim..top notch show.
    Also met some new face..which I'm sure we'll see again...
    and as you said ..if you don't get bollicking then you doing it wrong...haha..thanks from me and rootz
     
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    Looks like a fantastic cruise , would love to do a welsh cruise , but would have to stay over a few nights , glad you all had a good day ;)
     
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    Well just got back. A great trundle around the mountains n fields. Great company and a nice selection of cars. Dont know what my MPG is but should be quite reasonable due to steady driving not like the :racecar: Kim talking to me now just dont think she likes :rally: around
     
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    Great day today thanks Jim for organising. I held back at Llanberis to get some clear road and caught up but then lost touch after waiting for pingu. We had some fun trying to get back but I needed fuel and we ended up back in Betwys with me on fumes. Great day and my car has had a hammering. Got some video but off on holiday tomorrow so will be a while posting that.
     
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    Looks like you all had a great time. Thanks everyone for posting the pictures. Love seeing lots of Zeds on a cruise.
     
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    Glad you all had a great 'Top Down' day, scenery looks amazing and good line up of Zeds under the Great Orm!! We will try and join you next time.
    Mike & Sandy
     
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    Jim have to say you know how to do a cruise! Me, Linda and Toffee would like to thank you for organising this day
    around the North, enjoyed it a lot. Toffee did get a little sick on return due to the rolling around in the foot well.:nurse:
    Did go into Chester on the Monday and it was well worth the visit. Total mileage when i got back was 705 miles.

    Oh Moz.. i did it at 30mpg.:D
    Billz.. driving steady............=))
    Jim.. liked the shiny new valve caps. You really were running on gas. :nailbiting:
     
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    Thanks for the Kind Comments, but if it wasnt for you lot it wouldnt happen:thankyou:.
     
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    I was hoping to come to this, unfortunately my plans changed at the last minute. It looks like you all had a smashing day.
     
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    Hi guys took loads of videos on the cruise but most had no audio - not good. This one worked ok. Shame the video of me blasting it around the Evo didn't work :-(

     
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    What a lovely noise :ymdevil:
     
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    Who needs in car entertainment when you have a machine that sounds like that! Awesome and sounds beautiful.
     
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