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... br> We also have developed the habit of finishing our day with a "girls against the guys" euchre game--if you must know the guys are up 3-2!
We offered up a rousing rendition (at least offered by Gretchen and Brenda--Al and Rich listened!) of the Star-Spangled Banner to salute our country's beginning, as we concluded our busy day of fun!
(today's blog was contributed by Rich)
I got there just in time to join in on a guided tour, which was really worth it! They not only told you the facts and history of it, but added in jokes and also the great legend that is the Giant of Finn MacCool. It was so good.
On our tour, there was a new employee along for the ride to learn what he had to do. The expressions he pulled when there was a lot of stuff to remember was priceless. ...
Well getting up early was not something that happened today.
For any of us.
We did get up though, about midday and had a fry up.
So fatty, but so good!
Laura had offered to take me to see a few things today, which was very kind of her so Laura, Gareth, Glenn and I piled into her little car and we drove.
As some of you may know, well…none of you because I ...
... to anchor under sail (although we have all done this during our RYA courses.) We went about again in the driving rain and aimed for Cushendun, Red Bay, 20 miles North of Larne. The engine restarted OK after a couple of hours rest and we anchored with no problem. That was 21:30, and by 22:00 we were eating a delightful beef stew that Viv had prepared in the morning which had been cooking slowly all day.
Right now it's 23:36 and I have just started the engine ...
... and Mussenden Temple. Again the structures are now deserted and largely in ruins but the house was huge and the temple most impressive. Erosion means that the temple is now very close to the cliff edge and visitors are prevented from walking around it.
Ruth then navigated following the most direct route back to Cushendall. She checked that the roads were at least B roads. Both the map and the TomTom said so but we ...