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... real charmer, and he and Kaye got on famously. Originally a geography teacher but now a professional photographer, he was able to give Kaye some really good advice on using her camera more efficiently. We drove to his house, a lovely big place on the hill behind the village to drop our bags, then went for a drive in the beautiful evening light around Horn Head, a rugged headland opposite the Dunfanaghy inlet. We drove in Trevor's landrover, an interesting experience ...
... to fish at when he was a boy. We then strolled up past O'Doherty's Castle and past all the blackberry bushes where the boys used to go blackberrying with Kevin's mum. Past some cows and fields and then on to the seaside walk along Buncrana's Beach to Father Heggerty's Rock.
The walk was beautiful as the mist burned off and more and more blue showed through. We came to a sea wall and walked out to have a look and were surprised to see ...
... witnessed the surrender of over 60 German U-boats that were eventually scuttled in the open Atlantic. Twelve murals, including one of 14 year old Annette McGavigan who was the 100th fatality of the Troubles, mark the site of Bloody Sunday, an internal conflict mentioned in a previous posting. Photos of the murals may bring back old memories of what were distant events for most of ...
The scenery is mostly flat and agricultural, apart from a crossing of the Sperrin Mountains, during which I pass a building claiming to be Ireland's highest pub. But the Sperrins are contenders for the title of the world's most boring mountains - by comparison the Southern Uplands in Scotland are extremely jagged!
When I get to Londonderry, the signposting for the next destination, Letterkenny, is hopeless and I end up driving through the city centre ...
... I don't even think I left the house...it's a big blur.
I'm sorry this is a horrible entry. I promise the other ones are better!
So that's all I guess...I turned in my history paper early with about 3.5 pages and I hope I did good!
Thanks for reading...please actually keep reading other entries.
Really, please <3
I'm truly not this boring I promise.
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