Peace Run Cardiff….March 12

Just a day earlier the Peace Run arrived in Wales.  This morning the runners cross into Roth Park to partake of a great Welsh breakfast

Roth Park-1190899The Peace Run has had a long and significant relationship to Wales.  The torch has covered many miles over the length and breadth of the country.

Screen Shot 2016-04-03 at 10.22.36 AMThe Terra Nova Cafe is happy to greet and feed the runners this morning.  Nick was the groups generous host.

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On the wall of his cafe is the original plaque that designated Cardiff as a Sri Chinmoy Peace Capital on October the 4th 1997.

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Sri Chinmoy the founder of the Peace Run was in Cardiff when the plaque was first erected at a different location.

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Soon the runners head off to the next ceremony.

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4 years earlier a Peace statue was put up along Cardiff Bay.  Kaivalya the sculptor cleans and prepares the statue before the ceremony.

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The runners arrive.

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They are greeted by the Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Councillor David Walker.

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A short ceremony takes place.

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Team Captain Devashishu tells the mayor about some of their recent adventures.

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A proclamation is read

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Pictures are taken.

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It has been a good morning.  Steven Thomas has provided introductions.

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Time for tea and Welsh cakes.

walking to Norwegian church -1190967O Dreamers of peace, come

Let us walk together.
O lovers of peace, come,
Let us run together.
O servers of peace, come.
Let us grow together.

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