Cardiff, the capital of Wales, once the busiest port in the world and the financial capital for the coal mining industry. Today it is a trendy and hip tourist destination – home to the breathtaking Cardiff Castle.
Trains, busses and a ferry from Dublin through Wexford to Waterford and on to Pembroke Dock.
Waterford is the oldest city in Ireland – a quaint harbor town lined with pastel buildings and known for Waterford Crystal. Invaded by the Vikings in 914 A.D. – a quick overnight for us on our way to Wales. We stayed the night in the birth place of Thomas Francis Meagher born in 1823 who led an Irish Brigade to help Lincoln in the Civil War and later became the first governor of Montana.