1.900 residents, more than 20 Bookstores

This is an A-MAZ-ING place and only a hop skip and a jump away from where I live in Hereford. How lucky am I?

Love the Smell of Books.

7330796086_4794b6aeb5_bLiving in a town with 1.900 residents, but having more than 1 bookstore for 100 residents. Well it’s sounds like a dream to me! Well, it isn’t a dream. There is a town called Hay-On-Wye, just on the boarder between Wales and Herefordshire in Great-Britain. They can call themselves a Booktown, that’s for sure! In the past, there were over 40 bookstores in town, but the crisis shut down several stores which means there are still 20-25 bookstores left. Still more than in my city, that’s for sure. This town is, with no doubt, a nice destination for people who love books. You’re definitely not leavinng this town without a book .. or six haha!

In the 70’s this town slowly broke down to the ground. That was the sign to the local entrepreneur to crowned himself ‘King’. His main act as king was to call this town into a…

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