St. Petersburg Times
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June 3, 2001

A bit of Welsh whimsy In the TV series The Prisoner, No. 6 was always trying to escape from it, but Portmeirion, Wales, the show's setting, a fantasy town created by a splendor-loving architect, is a place for tourists to escape to. Story

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Museum honors desperate battle
In one of the most lopsided struggles of the British Empire, 145 British soldiers resisted attack by thousands of Zulu warriors. The amazing outcome is memorialized in Brecon, Wales.

Captured by Wales' castles
Remnants of the Middle Ages, Caerphilly, Cardiff and Castell Coch offer a peek into life and death within castle walls. The man who restored them added another historical dimension -- Victoriana.

Pleasant inns for weary travelers in Wales
BALA, Wales -- "Croeso I Cymru," your innkeeper might say. You'll hear something like cry-saw ee goom-REE, which means, "Welcome to Wales." But no matter the language, the sentiment will be genuine.

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