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Rain, wind and a river crossing!

  It was 11 years ago that we did this walk, probably around the same time I stopped paying attention to and updating the blog (well, not quite but it feels like it!) - and had I looked back through the blog and realised that before we set off on the walk it would have saved Donna a good half an hour of me commenting on how familiar it all looked on the drive in and how the walk seemed similar to one we'd done before but that I couldn't place it! We started from the car park at Blaenau, near Llanddeusant which is around 15 mins drive off the A4069 at Pont-Ar-llechau, the car park is reasonably sized and does have 2 portaloo's (clean when we were there) but does get busy.  NB the roads are pretty small and steep in places so take care! The route is just under 10 miles if you opt for the river crossing (as we did this time) or around a mile longer if you cross via a road/track bridge slightly further up.  The river can get pretty fast flowing after a lot of rain and the stepp