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With the wrought-iron gate rows
I went home and listened to Jimmie Rodgers in my lunch-break
Bought five Woodbines at the shop on the corner
And went straight back to work ...
What's my line?
I'm happy cleaning windows
Take my time
I'll see you when my love grows
Baby don't let it slide
I'm a working man in my prime
Cleaning windows' ('Cleaning Windows')
7 The Castlereagh Road
'Wee Alfie at ...
... and didn't say a thing!! Hahah We loaded up on our new little orange bus (quite a change from the giant green Paddywagon). There were a couple stops to collect more fellow travelers and then we transferred to a very similar bus. This is when we got the first surprise of the day! As it turns out, not only did we sign up for the coastal day tour, we also signed up for the Game of Thrones tour. On our bus we had a very blue haired fellow and his red headed companion that ...
... so long and *******, sank on the first trip. Randy and I were supposed to take the 20:05 train (that's 8:05!) back to Dublin, but since we were done and tired, we hopped on the 18:05 instead. We headed to a place called JW Sweetman's for dinner. I had an amazing goat cheese panini with red peppers and pesto; Randy had a chicken sandwich. Both were easily the best food we've had here so far. All in all, a great day of learning. Which, for me, is mostly what this kind of travel is all ...
... This morning I was up early and out the door. Unfortunately the skies were chucking it down, so I decided it was a good day to visit the Ulster Museum - Belfast's own history museum. I walked through the Queen's Campus, which is nice mix of modern and Georgian architecture, and into the botanical gardens. At the other side of the gardens I found the Ulster Museum, which really exceeded my expectations, and was great introduction to Irish history.
I'll present ...
Second day in Belfast, and another exciting exhibit down. After a good nights sleep, we woke up and headed east a few miles to explore the new Titanic Museum. It was a bit expensive, but a good stop none the less. We got there at around 1:30, but the next tour wasn't for two hours later. So we purchased our tickets and made our way around Belfast's historic Titanic Quarter. As we walked down the harbor walkway, we say many ships working in ...