George Henry Borrow in Llangollen - August, 1854

from Wild Wales, page 41:

I was now in a wide valley - enormous hills were on my right. The road was good.... I walked along it to its termination which was in Llangollen. I found my wife and daughter at the principal inn.... we dined together at the inn; during the dinner we had music, for a Welsh harper stationed in the passage played upon his instrument "Codiad yr ehedydd." "Of a surety," said I, "I am in Wales!"
cite as

George Henry Borrow, and Cecil Price (ed.), Wild Wales (London, 1980), p. 41. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1392655253787 accessed: 21 September, 2017

location of experience: Llangollen

Listeners

George Henry Borrow
traveller, Writer
1803-1881

Listening to

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Welsh harp music

Experience Information

Date/Time August, 1854
Medium live
Listening Environment indoors, in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Mon, 17 Feb 2014 16:40:53 +0000