• Menai Strait

    Menai Strait: Exploring North Wales with the family

    During my parents recent trip over to visit us in the UK we decided to travel up to Anglesey. My dad was born on this island off the mainland’s north west coast in Wales, where the Menai strait is well-known. He still has family there, so it was a special trip. The last time we were here was December 2007 to visit my grandmother. I was still in school at the time and, of course, it was winter; so cold, wet, and gloomy. Prior to that we spent a few months here when I was five so I didn’t remember much. But this time was different. I was older, wiser,…