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A Wonderful Haven Was Found.

Updated on May 8, 2013

On Monday we decided to explore the countryside not too far from home and we came upon this wonderful haven which I can only describe as Mother Nature's magical kingdom.

It is called Coedmor Nature Reserve and lies in the bosom of Llangoedmor in South West Wales.

Totally wondrous and there was a feeling of true and deep serenity.

I hope you enjoy as much as we did.


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Enchanting haven

A piece of heaven on earth

Wondrous emotions.

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Treasures so precious

Glistening gems never ending

Line tomorrow's path.

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A river of life

Blending shades of greens and blues

Curvaceous ripples.

The entrance to the home of A water Vole.
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Lily of the Valley
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Primroses
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Two Coracles nearing completion.
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A day so wondrous

Mother Nature's great kingdom

A haven of love.

The Daffodil and The Welsh Dragon our emblems.

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I hope you enjoyed your walk.

Lots of love from my little corner of Wales.

Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much for your wonderful comment epi;each word as always so greatly appreciated.

      Enjoy your day.

      Eddy.

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      epigramman 4 years ago

      My dear Eddy of excellence and eloquence you always captivate me with your lovely titles and then what follows is always worthy of being framed on the Hub Louvre wall of fame.

      Thank you so much for your kind birthday wishes and for your lasting friendship - we are finally receiving summer like weather here - the cats and I, and we are sending to you our good energy and thoughts at lake erie time canada 9:51am I hope sincerely all is well with you and your family these days

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      I am so glad you enjoyed this visit Lurana and here's wishing you a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      Lurana Brown 4 years ago from Chicagoland, Illinois

      I love wandering through nature preserves. This was so enjoyable, thank you for sharing! :-) Lurana

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much breakfastpop and here's to so many more for us both to share on here.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much Kathi and enjoy your weekend.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much Kathi and enjoy your weekend.

      Eddy.

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      Kathi 4 years ago from Saugatuck Michigan

      Ah yes, nature provides the most inspiration which is reflected in your lovey display! Hugs, Kathi

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      breakfastpop 4 years ago

      I did enjoy the walk. Up and beautiful....

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much Insightful Tiger for taking the time to stop by and comment.

      Enjoy your weekend.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Deb and here's wishing you a wonderful weekend.

      Eddy.

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      Insightful Tiger 4 years ago

      I love to go on walks and enjoy nature. The pictures were beautiful and they make me want to go on a walk as soon as possible. Voted up! Very nice hub, sis!

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      This is so wonderful, I felt like I was right there with you. The pictures reminded me of where I grew up in Maine, in a way.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much to

      LESLIE

      LISA

      WAYNE

      SGBROWN

      BLOSSOM

      for each and every wonderful comment. Each one so so appreciated and here's to so many more hubs for us all to share on here.

      Eddy.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 4 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      Eddy, thank you for a delightful walk. I just loved all those photos. Hope you're having a great day.

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      Sheila Brown 4 years ago from Southern Oklahoma

      What a beautiful place for a walk. Thank you for allowing us to walk with you. Your pictures are beautiful as well as your words. :)

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      Wayne Brown 4 years ago from Texas

      One could almost envision running upon Robin Hood himself in such a nature setting. Some things just need to remain as they are...they will never be more beautiful any other way. Thanks for sharing. ~WB

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      Lisa J Warner 4 years ago from Conneticut, USA

      That water vole stumped me first thing.

      I did enjoy the walk very much!

      As usual a wonderful job! Voted up and shared!

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      Karen Silverman 4 years ago

      i very much enjoyed my 'walk' - thank you so much for allowing me to visit this most enchanted of places!

      It's like you're just drawn to these miracles of nature, Eddy - and them to you perhaps...(i believe in the power of the universe and nature...)

      voting and sharing my dear friend!

      Be well and have a good weekend!

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much RTalloni and like you the primrose pic is one of my favourites.

      The making of a Coracle is fascinating isn't it.

      Thank you again and here's wishing you a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      RTalloni 4 years ago from the short journey

      Thanks for this lovely walk through your beautiful countryside. Wales would be high on my travel the world list if only… :) I looked up coracle and now I want to make one!

      Your photo of the primroses growing up through the tangle reminds me of the hope that creation speaks in every season. Each plant persevering to replenish and renew the land calls out to us throughout the ages, "I was created to show the power and character of God!" Thank you for this reminder of nature's message to us!

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Oh thank you so very much Audrey and your comment as always so greatly appreciated. Here's wishing you a wonderful day my dear friend.

      Lots of love

      Eddy.

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      Audrey Hunt 4 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      A beautiful way to being my day! How I enjoyed this gorgeous walk and the stunning photos capturing Mother Nature's best. Voted up and across and sharing. Hugs.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Ed your words are so gratefully accepted.

      Enjoy your day.

      Eddy.

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      ahorseback 4 years ago

      Eddy ! Of course all of your friends were right there beside you ! I really enjoyed our walk ! Thank you !...........:-}

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Oh thank you so very much moonlake and I am so glad you enjoyed our walk.

      Have a great day.

      Eddy.

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      moonlake 4 years ago from America

      A beautiful walk with a very nice person. I enjoyed it. Voted up and shared.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much to

      SHAUNA

      JEFF

      JONMCCLUSK

      RAJAN

      MARY

      SUZETTE

      NELL

      KIDSCRAFT

      PS

      MICHAEL

      MICHELLE

      RASMA

      MARTIN

      for each and every wonderful comment which as always are so greatly appreciated.

      I wish you all a wonderful day.

      Lots of love from my little corner of Wales.

      Eddy.

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      I am blown away. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and awesome. Thank you so much Eddy for this wonderful journey. Such beautiful pics. Passing this on.

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      Michelle Liew 4 years ago from Singapore

      You, Eddy, are a truly wonderful poet and photographer. I love the way the micropoetry complements the pics! Thanks for sharing!!!

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      cleaner3 4 years ago from Pueblo, Colorado

      Eddi.. you always take us on these fabouls trips .. you seem to find the best places of mother natures beauty.. thanks

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      Patricia Scott 4 years ago from sunny Florida

      Beautiful...I felt as if I was walking along with you. There is so much to soak in and enjoy as we step into a magical place such as this...Thank you for sharing this with us.

      Angels are on the way :) ps

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      kidscrafts 4 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

      Fantastic pictures of your walk in the country side. It must be so peaceful to walk in the woods and enjoy nature! I had to search the term "Coracles" on the web and I learn that it's a "small, lightweight boat of the sort traditionally used in Wales".

      Thank you for sharing your walk in the woods and along the river on hubpages!

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      Nell Rose 4 years ago from England

      I love your little corner of Wales! lol! beautiful photos, and the poem was perfect to go with it, wonderful Eddy!

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      A very refreshing walk with these cool and awesome pictures. Voted up and awesome. Shared.

      Have a great day , my friend.

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      Suzette Walker 4 years ago from Taos, NM

      Eddy: Gorgeous photos of Wales. I so love it when you show us pictures of your country. I have never been there and it is beautiful. I love your haikus - they are beautiful. I love the image - 'curvaceous ripples' so unique! The wildflowers are beautiful, too. May is the month of wildflowers here also. The daffodils are lovely also and I never knew they were the emblem of Wales. This is a stunning hub, Eddy. Well Done!

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much Frank and here's to wishing you a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much Romeos Quill your words are so greatly appreciated and I now look forward to following you on here.

      Eddy.

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      Mary Hyatt 4 years ago from Florida

      I love the way you share your beautiful corner of the world with your readers. I'd enjoy taking a walk in this haven!

      Voted UP, etc.

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      Jonathan McCloskey 4 years ago from Cinnaminson, New Jersey

      I do enjoy pieces of other people's worlds; perhaps we should all write articles about our own little worlds. The nature we see and the creatures we may come across. Wonderful article, Eiddwen.

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      JThomp42 4 years ago

      Just beautiful Eddy. I love your photography.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much shofarcall ;your comment so appreciated and I sincerely hope you'll enjoy your vivist in August. I now also look forward to reading your hubs also.

      Eddy.

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      Shauna L Bowling 4 years ago from Central Florida

      This is awesome, Eddy. I love the lines "treasures so precious, glistening gems never ending, line tomorrow's path". That just speaks volumes to me!

      The photos are just beautiful. Thank you for sharing your life with us.

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      Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton

      you know eddy, your hubs are just amazing.... love the photos too

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      Romeos Quill 4 years ago from Lincolnshire, England

      Good Evening;

      Really crisp,eye-catching photography;the first nine photographs have an almost unreal, mystical quality.If I saw these in a tourist/holiday magazine,I would certainly feel more inclined to visit that mystery of nature,hidden within scenic Wales.

      Pleased to make your acquaintance;

      Yours Sincerely,

      Romeo's Quill

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      shofarcall 4 years ago

      What a treat! Such a great time of year in the UK. Makes me quite, quite homesick!!!! Praise God I shall be coming over for a visit in August...perhaps I shall visit your discovered haven. Thanks again for the wonderful pictures!

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Oh thank you so much carol for stopping by and leaving such a supportive comment. Have a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much DuckyDee and your comment greatly appreciated. Have a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      carol stanley 4 years ago from Arizona

      along with being a magnificent writer you capture nature with your camera...so perfect.Saving these photos in pinterest.

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      Dusti Pitman 4 years ago from Washington

      This is wonderful. I love seeing all your photo's. It gives me the desire to see all the places you share. Wonderful job.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so much shanmarie I am glad you enjoyed this one and I shall try to add many more photos in later hubs.

      Take care and have a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      shanmarie 4 years ago

      Very nice. I did not get to see much of the Welsh nature while I was there all those many years ago, but from what I remember of it, it was gorgeous! I have pictures of beautiful waterfalls.

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      Eiddwen 4 years ago from Wales

      Thank you so very much suzzycue for taking the time to stop by and leave a wonderful comment.

      Have a great day.

      Eddy.

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      Susan Britton 4 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I love walking with you Eddie. The pictures were set just like you walked them and the haiku's added joy to this walk. Well done a much needed walk in nature with a friend. Thank you.