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Travel Blogs from Portpatrick
... but Lyd and I decided to go to the beach.
We went there and it was so packed! I suppose people in Ireland only see sun a couple times a year…
And they were PALE!!
Like reflective white kind of pale.
I said to Lyd “I fit in, there are other pale ...
... 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 ...
quite disappointingly, with rain. Quite miserable in fact. A change of plans
I drove from
Portpatrick, north into the town of Stranraer, a terminal for ferries to
Belfast. The Stranraer Museum is housed in the historic Old Town Hall, built in
1776. A small but fascinating display of the shire’s past, including one of Scotland’s
oldest ploughs, a look at Stranraer’s Polar explorers, ...
... which was lucky as we had slept in it meant less daylight for walking, we made excellent time. We walked through pines, farms, roads and over rivers. The weather was kind to us, providing some sunshine at times and light winds compared to yesterday. The ground was becoming quite boggy but wasn't too bad. We camped in a small patch of pines just next to a river off the road. Was a really nice night so we sat outside as long as we could cooking up a feast and drinking hot drinks ...
... the impressive 1.5 mile long and 343 metre high bridge opened in Southern France in 2004. Sleeping under a bridge isn't usually seen as desirable, but this wasn't just any bridge! My wild camping spot on a bed of straw looking up at this almighty engineering feat was certainly memorable.
With a huff and a puff and tired legs I made it to Bordeaux to meet Niall after cycling 1000 miles in 10 solo days! I'd also been hosted by friends of a ...