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The Thursday before Easter Margot and I traveled with our friends Ian and Isabel Orr to take the ferry to Ireland and spend a week in their cottage overlooking Killyhoey strand near Dunfanaghy. We were joined by Davy and Mary Hill, two other friends from our days at Queens University Belfast.
Apart from heavy ...
... America, ok?" "SSUUUREe America!" and everyone loved that I was from Boston - which I've found quite a lot here, like Ireland's representative city in the States and I did "proud mary" by CCR... i was thinking our national anthem would be a bit uncomfortable for everyone, but Proud marys a good rocker for everyone, and the Centre was filled with hundreds of people and everyone was clapping and dancing, and doing the echo of "rolling (ROLLING!)" and I did some dancing ...
The plan for today is to walk round the small peninsula to the north of Dunfanaghy as far as its northern end which is called Horn Head and where there are some spectacular cliffs which I could see yesterday across Sheephaven Bay from the Rosguill Peninsula. The day starts bright and sunny and soon warms up after a bit of chilliness at first.
The first part of the route is westwards out of the village and then across sand dunes ...
... sign saying "Welcome to Ireland". I only know I've crossed the border when I see petrol prices advertised in euros and the road signs become bilingual (English and Gaelic) and show distances in kilometres, not miles. As a result, the speed limit becomes 100kph instead of 60mph. It's as well to know this as within a short distance I've passed two speed detector vans. Nobody other than a complete maniac would drive above 100kph on roads like these. In places where the road is ...
... we walked this bridge the evening we arrived in Derry The troubles in 1998 officially ended with the signing of the Good Friday treaty. It was agreed to put down their weapons and change to peaceful changes. We also stopped at the grave of W.B. Yates, a famous poet on our way to Derry, officially Londonderry. Staying in a Travel Lodge for the evening in twin share accommodation, we were all so excited for comfy beds and hot long ...
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