May 28, 2014 Live from the road

Llanberis - Dolgellau

Reported by Devashishu Torpy 82.0 km

There is a famous railroad track leading to the top of the highest mountain in Wales, Snowdon.

Our helpful guide

Snowdon was dedicated as a Sri Chinmoy Peace Blossom in 2008

The intrepid runners who will scale the mountain.

The more relaxed approach to the mountain.


It is an 8 kilometre trail rising 900 metres.

Robert is the first to reach the summit.

Dipavajan and Sumahat are close behind with the torch.

The summit.

Istidad reaches the top. Istidad frequently climbs volcanoes in his native Guatemala.

We were very grateful to have the support of Tesco who very kindly donated our lunch.

Uhaina unleashes the Welsh dragon.

At the summit there is a cafe. Here we are presenting the cafe with a collage of photographs from our previous visit. These photographs will be displayed in the cafe.

Heading back down.

Carlos attempts to raise his core temperature.

Many thanks to Michele at Escelantes in Holyhead for providing us with excellent Mexican food.

Arriving at Portmeirion.

Portmeirion is the most amazing place - a village modelled on a town in Italy.

The owner, and grandson of the founder, welcomes us.

Also there to greet us is Lord ellis Thomas, a good friend of the Peace Run. Here he is awarded the Torch Bearer Award.

Welsh cake, yummmmmm!

Torch carried by
Abichal Sherrington (Great Britain), Akrura Bogea (Brazil), Balavan Thomas (Great Britain), Carlos Machado (Brazil), Devashishu Torpy (Great Britain), Dipavajan Renner (Austria), Harikanta Ketova (Russia), Irina Majerova (Czech Republic), Istidad Alvarado (Guatemala), Robert Benedek (Hungary), Salil Wilson (Australia), Sukhada Korshunova (Russia), Sumahat Strohn (Germany), Suswara Payne (Great Britain), Tom McGuire (New Zealand), Uhaina Maya (Mexico).  
Adam Thornton, Dipavajan Renner
The torch has travelled 82.0 km from Llanberis to Dolgellau.

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