South Wales – Where to walk and clear your thoughts – Keepers Pond

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What better way to clear your thoughts than aimlessly wandering somewhere beautiful? Living in Wales I am truly blessed with amazing landscapes and gorgeous scenery, so it would really be rude not to make the most of it.

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I get a lot of motivation on my rambles & adventures, whether it be from the textures of the nature and surroundings or the stories of the people I meet along the way there are so many opportunities to be inspired.

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On this occasion I found my way to Pen-ffordd-goch Pond (aka Keepers Pond), which is just above Blaenavon and a great starting point to walk up the Blorenge Mountain.  It’s a really nice place if you want a quick walk around the pond or you can spend much longer going into the surrounding areas.  It’s not too taxing either so enjoy on a lazy day!

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A few years ago I went up there on a snow day and it was gorgeously bleak. I could definitely see it as the setting for some post apocalyptic story – a snowy dystopia.

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Anyway, back to current times.

Ninja the dog was very happy to go exploring even if he had to put up with my overactive imagination…

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As you’ve probably guessed from my Jurassic Range, I really love dinosaurs – especially Tyrannosaurus Rex (who doesn’t?!). Sometimes I think it’s good to live in a fantasy world and here are some photos from mine on that day!

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