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Curious About – Wales



Journalist Christine Van Blokland brings her passion and genuine curiosity for the arts, quirky characters, storytelling and lifelong learning to an exploration of Wales. She asks: Why is there a dragon on the Welsh flag? Why does the man next-in-line for the British throne hold the title the “Prince of Wales?” What are the Walls of Constantinople doing all the way over here? Who is King Longshanks? And how the heck do you pronounce the second longest place name in the world: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch???