This week’s photo challenge: Let the alphabet be your inspiration: find a string of letters.
Llanfairpwllgwyngyll is a large village on the island of Anglesey in Wales. It is alternatively known as Llanfairpwll, Llanfair PG, or Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch. The long form of the name was invented for promotional purposes in the 1860s; with 58 characters it is the longest place name in Europe and the second longest official one-word place name in the world. (A bit of help here from Wikipedia.)
We visited Wales in 2013, and suddenly I understood where the inspiration for all the Hobbit words came from. At least, I imagined I did. To me Welsh is a bewildering spray of consonants.
This is the easy map of directions in the town of LLandudno (pronounced klan-DUD-nuh). See what I mean?