Travel Blogs from Derry, United Kingdom

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Off again. China 2007., Derry, Ireland travel blog

Off again. China 2007.

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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Thanks for taking a look at my travelogue. I still enjoy taking an occasional look at the original diary and my favourite photos of the trip. As time goes on I am all the more glad I kept it This year I am off to China in September for the Foyle ...

Meet  The Charities., Derry, Ireland travel blog

Meet The Charities.

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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... The Foyle Hospice provides care and help for terminally ill people and their families. It is now very much a part of the community in Derry and the surrounding area including Inishowen in Co. Donegal and parts of Co. Tyrone. I'm sure, like me, most people ...

The End of The Story., Derry, Ireland travel blog

The End of The Story.

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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Well, the grand tour is all over bar the shouting. Looking back over some of these entries brings back great memories. I'm really glad I kept this, although at time it was hard work, some I wrote when I was tired, some when I was a bit drunk, some when I ...

Derry/Londonderry, Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

Derry/Londonderry

A travel blog entry by meganandkevin

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... .  Today actually marked the first day in almost 40 years that there has not been a British military presence in Derry. As of midnight they officially withdrew their peacekeeping force. Up until 2 months ago the "bogside" was surrounded with watch ...

EU Charity Cycle  -- The Challenge, Derry, Ireland travel blog

EU Charity Cycle -- The Challenge

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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The Idea As you know, the EU increases from 15 to 25 countries on 1st May 2004. This provides a unique moment in time in which to explore the ten new member countries, eight of which are former communist bloc countries. I love cycling, camping, ...

Where Are We?, Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

Where Are We?

A travel blog entry by danblank

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... political scene to understand that they might not necessarily have a 'Welcome to Northern Ireland' sign or even a 'Welcome to the United Kingdom' sign. But it would be handy if in some form there was something that stated, 'While you are still ...

Diving In, Muff, Ireland travel blog

Diving In

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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Since I have been diving over the years, there are places I have always wanted to go, to dive in even, and then I found the place that I knew could quite possibly be the Mecca of diving. It wasn't Truk Lagoon even, but happened to be in Ireland, and I ...

How you can help the charities., Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

How you can help the charities.

A travel blog entry by charity_cycle

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I hope that some of you who explore this travelogue will, like me, decide that these three charities are very worthwhile causes. If you do wish to donate a bank account specially for this event has been opened. Myself and a representative of one of the ...

The Three ....., Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

The Three .....

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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... SLASH Slash Why is it called Slash. Well, some people know this, the only remaining walled town on the island of Ireland as Derry/Londonderry.  I prefer Slash. It has a nicer ring to it, but it ain't no Paradise City !!! We found our digs, and ...

The Hands that Built America, Londonderry, United Kingdom travel blog

The Hands that Built America

A travel blog entry by delsar

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... to the Reds has grown, so what could be more exciting for a little Red Devil than a two day training course with Manchester United Soccer Schools! Even though he knew his hero Wayne Rooney and namesake Sir Alex wouldn’t be there, Alex was a little ...

London Derry, Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

London Derry

A travel blog entry by jedhuggett

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... are realy good they have free wifi o. Them so its a good time to gt through a your emails. We didnt have much of a look around derry. Just went to the supermarket and then cooked a rost at the back packers. After t we decided to go to a pup for a quiet ...

Sligo,Glencolumbkille,River Swilly,LondonDerry,, Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

Sligo,Glencolumbkille,River Swilly,LondonDerry,

A travel blog entry by jest491

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... beaches  Attempted to go to Grianan Ailigh ( Grianan Fort)   Got pictures of River Swilly  Drove to LetterDerry (Derry). Arrived around 8pm at night, went to see the murals    and also got to walk around a mall. ...

Derry had Good Craic, Derry, Ireland travel blog

Derry had Good Craic

A travel blog entry by suzabroad

... to spend a few nights in one place. We already had two nights booked in Derry in Northern Ireland so we turned it into five nights. Derry is a fantastic place. It has a ton of Modern Irish History. It is on the border of N Ireland and The Republic and has ...

Afternoon visit to Derry, Londonderry, United Kingdom travel blog

Afternoon visit to Derry

A travel blog entry by webbies2013

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... around the city centre on top of the wall. The wall was built to protect the residents from the invaders. Although Derry is only about half an hours drive from our friends in Donegal..it is actually in Northern Ireland, which is part of the United ...

Glenveagh National Park to Northern Ireland, Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

Glenveagh National Park to Northern Ireland

A travel blog entry by wandergal

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lunga giornata al glevenagh national park e poi qui a ...

(Legen)derry (aka Londonderry), Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

(Legen)derry (aka Londonderry)

A travel blog entry by neason

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... a second hand war memorial statue - for a tour of the city walls and murals. our tour guide was really interesting, he'd lived in derry his whole life and had some amazing stories. it was dark by the time we got there but it was very dramatic to see it ...

Londonderry, the walls, the army and rains..., Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

Londonderry, the walls, the army and rains...

A travel blog entry by wolfsea

Drove into town and went on a sightseeing. Saw the fort, the shops and the museeum. The battle of Boyne, the Apprentice Boys and the British army precence. But still, the holding of the day, was the irish streetsinger who performed "Country Roads" with ...

The Troubes, Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

The Troubes

A travel blog entry by tinyisgreat

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... Very sad.  =(  Even killed a couple tourists, and a woman pregnant with twins. Final stop for the day was Derry (also called Londonderry, depending on your loyalties).  I noticed a couple new damaged buildings on our way in.  They ...

Day 4 and County 4, Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 4 and County 4

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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... round them, where there were cannons, unspectactular views of housing estates and an awful lot of wind! The weather definitely did for Derry I'm afraid. But on the plus side it was the closest we got to Ireland :) We took the road down the border in ...

Fiddles and Troubles, Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

Fiddles and Troubles

A travel blog entry by melepua

... the bus.  Oh wait, I think I forgot to tell you where the convention was taking place.  Convention was in Derry, Northern Ireland (also called Londonderry, but the Irish call it just plain Derry for political reasons), many many miles away from ...

A Day Without (M)Eee, Londonderry, United Kingdom travel blog

A Day Without (M)Eee

A travel blog entry by delsar

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Being woken yet again by the heat of the sun, we were up and about early Monday morning and by 9am we'd taken down our tent, packed everything up, said farewell to a sleeping Uncle Trevor and Auntie Fiona and were in the car on our way to Liverpool. Why ...

3 month Northern Ireland, Derry, Ireland travel blog

3 month Northern Ireland

A travel blog entry by angelwings

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... not meant to me at that time. Instead I ended in a different project and was accepted to gain language experience in Derry in Northern Ireland. Everything happens in perfect time. Off I went in March to June 2000 with a project called "Leonardo ...

Native Son, Londonderry, United Kingdom travel blog

Native Son

A travel blog entry by delsar

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... home town ... often referred to as "stroke city" with tongue in cheek since the title "Londonderry/Derry" both pleases and offends both sides equally ... unless you're bothered by which name is listed first...   With ...

Day 5: Belfast, 9 Glens, Giant's Causeway & Derry, Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 5: Belfast, 9 Glens, Giant's Causeway & Derry

A travel blog entry by angiekayaks

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... and unionists) refer to the city as Londonderry. There is quite a bit of confusion as to what the city's name is, many tourists believe Derry and Londonderry to be two different cities, in reality they are the same city. So what do you call the city? That ...

Going around the wall, Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

Going around the wall

A travel blog entry by joergenmaria

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Into Northern Ireland, Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

Into Northern Ireland

A travel blog entry by callow1234

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The Donegal Loop Tour, Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

The Donegal Loop Tour

A travel blog entry by ronandbarb

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October 15, 2010 Thursday Shortly after breakfast we headed out to spend the day traveling the loop trip on the Donegal Highlands in Northwestern Ireland. Our first stop was at Glenveagh Castle and National Park. Louch (Lake) Veagh is 3 miles long ...

Derry - Londonderry - Northern Ireland, Londonderry, United Kingdom travel blog

Derry - Londonderry - Northern Ireland

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

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... Civil Rights in America and decided that they wanted Civil Rights, too. On a Sunday, a bunch of Irish people protested in Derry, mostly in a peaceful way. Then, English started shooting people, many killed by shooting them in the back as they ran away or ...

Late, Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

Late

A travel blog entry by lucinate

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Iona Inn ...

Westport to Derry, Northern Ireland, UK, Derry, United Kingdom travel blog

Westport to Derry, Northern Ireland, UK

A travel blog entry by ronandbarb

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... is on the Board of Directors. He had mentioned to us that a group of Bluffton students were spending approximately 3 months in Derry taking classes and absorbing the local culture at the University of Ulster. Terry asked our host Peter on the off chance ...

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