Lately I've made a few short trips to North Wales to see family and friends. During one trip back my Mum and I went to the Dinorwig slate quarry to have a wander around and take some photos of this unique place.
I wasn't aware of this, but my parents lived close to this quarry, and when I was a baby she would take me for walks to the slate quarry. So before we arrived at the quarry she showed me the house we lived in:
It was the first time I'd seen this house since then, so it was nice for my Mum to share this with me and show me a part of my past. It was also a bit strange to see somewhere I once lived that I have no memory of. As we were driving along narrow country roads I could only take a look at it from the car window, but I still got a good view of surroundings and the view in the distance.
After parking up just off Minffordd we made our way along a walking path to the quarry. Once we made it up we were greeted by mountainous views and a long wall of a building from the heyday of the slate quarry. Here are a few of the photos I took:
Thanks for taking a look at my blog and photos. It's always a pleasure to soak up the scenery of North Wales when I go back home. I enjoyed my time visiting this unique place, especially being so used to city life! Hopefully I will visit again in the future.
Special thanks goes to my mum for driving me over and showing me around!
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