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Well after an 8 hour drive through the night to Scotland. It was nice to get to the comfort of the hotel . I said goodbye to mum but I still dont think she really believes I am going. It's great to have Paul out and be back together but I am seriously spprehensive about the huge mission in front of us. I just hope to god we get through passport control.
... instead. That done we went for a walk to the beach. Not too much to look at and not very sandy but it is a vast area just the same. No we did not go in for a dip, had too many layers of clothes on and forgot our towels. This is a pretty place realy and would be so much better if the sun had co-operated and come out of hiding, The main reason for parking ...
We headed on a bus from Belfast to the harbour - that's when we saw THE SHIP.
Does anyone know of Belfast's history of shipyards, harbours and large vessels? Let me give you a clue - their ships are very, very famous. Needless to say, this ferry was ridiculous.
Now, what made it so over-the-top? The three restaurants? Baristas around every corner? The ...
... we go.
A very rough ferry trip over the Irish sea, some freebie sandwiches and cake and not much sleep and we're back in the Bronze Beauty for our drive home.
TomTom tells me 8 hours but my god I didn't anticipate just how hard that drive would be, given we haven't really had a nights sleep I perhaps should have aniticipated it but Justine has done the trip before, on her own, and managed, but we didn't.
I drove but my eyes started to close. We ...
... Potter writings.
Also Greyfriars Bobby statue - a memory from my childhood. But as the weather was miserable we decided to go home and then set off to Stranraer, which is the town where we will be catching the ferry to Ireland from.
Got back to Maggies, gave Lolita a koala toy, said our good byes and headed off.
Drove through Glasgow, then hit the coast at Turnberry - Ailsa Craig an island in the ...