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A Day Trip to Snowdonia ft. Electric Mountain

At the beginning of September my dad suggested we take a little day trip down to Snowdonia and visit the electric mountain. Our day began on the Sunday at 7 A.M. ready to travel 2/3 hours down to the land of the Welsh (if you do not know this is the one out of two favourite places my family visits). Soon enough we were in Llanberis, for the tour of the Electric Mountain (Dinorwig Power Station). Dinorwig Power Station is located within the mountain and is a major hydro electric power station which took over 10 years to build until it was opened in 1984. The power station is essential to the moments where there is an up-rise in the use of electricity in Britain, for example 'when we all decide to make a cup of tea' (this phrase was used on numerous occasions during the tour). It was a very pleasant experience as the staff there were all friendly and entertaining. We were taken via a bus under the mountain and had several chances to get off the bus and see the works of what happ…