Hiraeth is the Welsh word to describe what most Welsh people eventually feel when they leave their homeland - homesickness. It is a mixture of longing, yearning, nostalgia, wistfulness, and the earnest desire for the Wales of the past.
Criccieth Castle sits on the headland overlooking Tremadog Bay in Criccieth, North Wales. It towers over the town of Criccieth to this day. The Castle was founded by the Welsh Prince Llywelyn ap Iorwerth (Llywelyn Fawr), and extended by Llywelyn ap Gruffudd (Llywelyn the Last).
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Conwy Castle - Wales - construction began in 1283 - The castle was an important part of King Edward I's plan of surrounding Wales in "an iron ring of castles" to subdue the rebellious population - a UNESCO World Heritage Site