Canal Lodge B&B

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Episode 9

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear


... by a curtain wall.

Glenveagh is much more modern not having been built until 1875 it’s a castle in name only. Built for some fellow who made his money in America then came back to Ireland, bought up about 1600 hectares of land, evicted all the tenant farmers who lived here, about 60 families, then had the castle built. Many of those families emigrated to Australia.

It is quite a setting really as seen now with the mature gardens ...

Day 14 Belfast to Kingscourt

A travel blog entry by laurel.furphy


... for. The troops rebelled. This super time conscious group set off up the hill behind the centre, to visit the church and view the supposed grave of St Patrick. The bus left 20 minutes late. We suspect the there are some on board with very strong Catholic beliefs, but even they thought this was a waste of time. So we pushed on past the Mountains of Mourne. Visibility was poor, so they became cloud shrouded blurs in the distance. At 4.00 we ...

Crating and transporting the bike.

A travel blog entry by aidan1150


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After loading the bike into the crate and strapping her securely she was forklifted onto a truck ready for the run to Dublin to join Jochens bike in the depot there where they would be loaded onto a Bucharest bound vehicle.

As I write this the bikes have been in Romania since Thursday last so by lunchtime this coming Friday May 30 we should be saddled up and ready to roll.

Plan B and we haven't even started yet.

A travel blog entry by aidan1150


... and then into Armenia, returning to Georgia in order to ride in the Caucasus Mountains.

Our return leg will see us hug the southern shore of the Black Sea in Turkey stopping for a day or two in Istanbul before we ride back up to Bucharest where we will drop off the bikes and fly home.

Internet access may be an issue as we get further east but I will try to update this blog as frequently as I possibly can, ideally every evening.


Following the Giant's Footsteps

A travel blog entry by 58squared


... being formed. It is very unique and a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Afterwards we tried to count the number of World Heritage sites we have been to around the world. We think it is somewhere around 12 to 15 and it makes me pondor as to why Manitoba is spending all this money on the boreal forest application but that is a rant for another day. We have now seen 7 ...


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