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Wild Wales an account of the people, language, and scenery by George Henry Borrow

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English


  • Wales -- Description and travel.

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Edition Notes

StatementGeorge Borrow ; general introduction by Brian Rhys.
The Physical Object
Pagination602 p. :
Number of Pages602
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19034311M

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Wild Wales: Its People, Language and Scenery is a travel book by the English Victorian gentleman writer George Borrow (–), first published in and now a classic travel text on Wales and the Welsh. The book recounts Borrow's experiences, insights and personal encounters whilst touring Wales alone on foot after a family holiday in Llangollen in Book your trip! If you're interested in booking a Wild Wales Tour, please use the approprite form below, to submit your information and make your deposit to hold your place on the tour, or call Hywel "Taff" Roberts at If booking for multiple people, please return and fill out separate forms for each person, as each traveler's. Welcome to Wild Wales, Jeremy Moore's photography website. Jeremy Moore is a photographer based in mid-Wales. His work is rooted firmly in the Welsh landscape, environment and wildlife. An eclectic approach to his subject matter underlies a range of images from the purely abstract to the documentary. Page - Here we stood enjoying a scene inexpressibly grand, comprehending a considerable part of the mainland of Wales, the whole of Anglesey, a faint glimpse of part of Cumberland; the Irish Channel, and what might be either a misty creation or the shadowy outline of the hills of Ireland. Peaks and pinnacles and huge moels stood up here and there, about us and below .