Travel Blogs from Belfast
... of Carnlough. We got some pictures of
this quaint little coastal town and stopped to see the memorial for
Paddy, a pigeon who assisted the Allied forces in World War II. After
about 15 minutes, we got back on the bus and continued heading north
along the coast. Near the town of Cushendall, the road departed from
the coast and headed into a more forested area, where Matthew told us a
bit about forestry in the region. ...
... of Marconigrams sent to nearby ships for help, details about what happened to the survivors after the event and about new regulations to make ships passengers in the event of other wrecks. After lunch in Carrickfergus at the Central Bar, we visited Carrickfergus Castle itself, all three different wards and the interior of the keep as well. There were old cannons, ...
... our culture." The poor families who happen to live right behind the peace wall always leave town that weekend. And they also have to have steel wire enclosures around their back patios, kind of like a cage. Absolutely unreal. Brian had us get out and read some of the graffiti and messages written on the wall. We even added our own message, saying "Peace to all!" Afterward we ventured to the Catholic neighborhoods and there, viewed some of their memorial gardens. They ...