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          Llyn Gwynant & Llyn Dinas.

It was quite late when we arrived at Beddgelert and having been previously recommended to lodgings at Mrs Pritchards we went right there and were received. After some supper we were soon in bed and did not need rocking that night. 

25th. Weather dull in the forenoon we went to Llyn Dinas but there was so much fog that could not see much  In the afternoon went to Pont Aber-Glaslyn.

26th. Clear. Set off to try to get a better sight at Llyn Dinas we found the scenery very fine and were enticed on by one beauty [[strikethrough]] and [[/strikethrough]] after an other until we arrived at a second lake which we afterwards found to be Llyn Gwynant. Finding so much good sketching we thought it would be of great advantage if we could find lodgings in its midst we [[st?]] in to a cottage close by to enquire [[insertion]] if [[/insertion]] they had no room but sent us with a little girl to show us the way to a woman named Jenny Owens we found her a very sharp lively middle aged person she seemed greedy to have us and had plenty of room her landlord having put an addition to her house. We got some lunch and agreed to come in a few days. We returned to B. in good spirits after our success. 

27th. In the forenoon went to Pont Aber-Glaslyn again Mother drew a very picturesque old cottage. After dinner we went to the outside of the town mother drew an old mill and father a quaint bl-

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             The Old Englishman.

acksmith shop. I began to draw the mill which was a good subject being very much broken in design and situated under a group of dark trees.

28th. Weather very hot. Mother and I made a sketch of a Gelerts grave, which is a plain little building like a cottage shaded by a few trees. Father drew the same with the landscape surrounding it including a prominent bluff which rises above it and the Gwynnant river. After dinner mother and I finished the sketch of the mill. An old Englishman a tourist happened to come in and spent a while taking to us about travel[[insertion]]l[[/insertion]]ing and giving us advise as to the best way of doing in England. he was very lively and talkative using much slang, and altogether a very great ca[[insertion]]h[[/insertion]]rac[[strikethrough]]h[[/strikethrough]]ter.

29th. Father had a headache, we spent most of the day in the house writing and reading. The old Englishman came again and entertained us with a great deal of political talk [[strikethrough]]k[[/strikethrough]nicknaming the public characters. "Bob Peel" Jack Russell &c. we were very much amused with him.

In the evening we ascended a very steep hill which rises abruptly at the back of the town of which we had a good view as well as the country surrounding looking very beautiful in the evening light.

30th. Wast this morning to Llyn y-Gader which lies back along

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Transcription Notes:
Gelert is the name of a legendary dog Beddgelert means "Gelert's Grave"

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