T. Ifor Rees : biography
Dr Thomas Ifor Rees C.M.G. (16 February 1890 – 11 February 1977) was a Welsh diplomat, author and translator. Born Thomas Ivor Rees at 'Bronceiro' near the hamlet of Rhydypennau in Cardiganshire, Wales,Anon, 'Arddangosfa o fywyd a gwaith y Dr T. Ifor Rees C.M.G. (1890–1977)', Y Tincer: Papur Bro Genau'r-glyn, Melindwr, Tirymynach, Trefeurig a'r Borth, Rhif , Tachwedd 2004, p. 11. he served as Britain's first Ambassador to Bolivia from 1947 until his retirement in 1949.
He was the author of a number of travel books in Welsh and English, such as In and around the valley of Mexico (1953), Sajama (1960) and Illimani (1964). His translations include a Welsh translation of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, published in Mexico City in 1939.
In countries which are located near sea coasts, sea food is an important part of national cuisine