The valley under the Corn Du mountain with its grazing sheep

     

Along National Cycle Route 8 near Merhyr Tydfil - the Brecon Beacons are great for cycling (the NCR 8 is mostly paved, so you don't even need a proper mountain bike)

     

Locally sourced apple juice in a village cafe

     

On top of Corn Du

     

A Welsh garden

     

Summer

     

The Welsh language (Cymraeg in Welsh) is still an official language in Wales, although only 3-400,000 people still speak it daily

     

At the foot of Corn Du and Y Gyrn mountains

     

The forests of the Brecon Beacons

     

A windy day

     

Talybont Reservoir - there are several such reservoirs hidden among the mountains of the Brecons

     

Glacial lake Llyn Cwm Llwch (in Welsh w is pronounced like 'oo' and ll like 'thl' in English)

     

The steep path leading up to Corn Du

     

Corn Du in a cloud

     

British phone booth in the middle of nowhere

     

Path leading to Pen Milan (visible on the right in the background)

     

Pontsticill Reservoir

     

The Corn Du ridge

     

The river Usk (near Brecon) if a pleasant place for kayaking, cycling and walking

     

A rare sight: two rivers crossing each other using a viaduct.

     

On the road in the Brecon Beacons

     

Mountain sheep

     

Tourist trails aren't always signposted like this - it's definitely worth taking a map or GPS that has walking trails

     

Corn Du and its ubiquitous sheep

     

Outdoor cafe in Aber village

     

The Llyn Cwm Llwch tarn and the lush valley surrounding the local farms and towns (view from top of Corn Du)

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