Rickwood House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Portpatrick
... br> “You’re still paler” is the response I got. Not true. I was not that pale.
But I was whiter than the sand.
I sunbaked with Lydia (in tights, boots, a dress and glasses) for a while.
But uhhh…me forgots sunscreen.
Only a wee bit of my arms, but I cried…I want to be pale not pink!
... the murals, and (as he had been doing all day!) Gareth gave me a wonderful history and knowledgeable talk about them.
He is like a walking Wikipedia!
We then went home via Marks and Spencer (first time in there since Aberdeen) and got pizza and decided Frozen followed by football was the order of the night! And who knew a 25 and a 27 year old guy knew the words to Frozen!
Lisa xo ...
My bag seemed
heavier than a week ago when I arrived in Edinburgh. Luckily I only had to carry
it across the road from the hotel and into Waverley Train Station to pick up
the car I had hired for the next 12 days.
The drive out
of Edinburgh proved interesting – going the wrong way in the car park; having
difficulty getting the car into reverse (to the left and up, not to the right
as I expected); the lights ...
... night. Whilst enjoying a cuppa before dinner the window decided to dislodge! So we were straight outside attempting to get it back in! The first attempt came out as soon as we walked inside but the second is still holding strong (hopefully it stays in overnight). We had a big pasta and dehy veggies cook up with a tomato curry sauce, which was pretty tasty! We bunked down for hopefully a nice warm nights sleep. Monday (6th) up early this morning! The window held in all night ...
... day's mileage of the trip. After an Ulster Fry in Newry I parted with Niall and Ed who headed for home in Ballinderry, and I doddled over the south Down hills homewards towards Ballyhaft Road. Such a relief to finally arrive at the local iconic sights of Scrabo Tower and Conway Square (obligatory photos), and arrive at the farm to a hero's welcome and the paparazzi - Daddy at the top of the hill! Mummy made me the best bicycle birthday cake ever with ...