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Jun 1, 2007 - Up Mount Snowdon on the Mountain Railway

We stayed at a lovely spot, looking out at the ocean near Criccieth for 3 nights. Criccieth has a castle that was built by the Welsh lords who battled with Edward I of England for control of Wales. Edward won, and got Criccieth Castle, too, after building a series of English castles on the north coast of Wales. The north of Wales is quite different from the south. The mountains are high and rougher, the villages are strung out in narrow passes between the mountains, and the people speak Welsh as their first language. We have heard quite a...

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