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... for all intents and purposes it still seemed very much the Ireland we'd come to expect over the last few days, but all of a sudden distances were calculated in miles and not kilometres, and things were paid for in pounds and not euros. It all seemed a bit weird and pointlessly complicated really. It was even confusing to identify a country really. When we crossed the border, officially we were identified as being in the United Kingdom (my phone told me so), and I don't ...
... and attempt to take in the full scale of this mighty cruise liner.
In the afternoon I walked back to the city and stopped off at a few pubs on the way including Bittles Bar, the Crown Bar, and a backers triple storey style bar. The Crown Bar is an old gin bar that still attains its elegant features and class. It sits right across from The Europa Hotel, which claims to be the most bombed hotel in all of Europe thanks to the IRA bombings. ...
... could feel the silence at half past eleven ...
'Hyndford Street, Abetta Parade
Orangefield, St. Donard's Church
Sunday six-bells, and in between the silence there was conversation
And laughter, and music and singing, and shivers up the back of the neck' ('On Hyndford Street')
2 Beechie River
'On long summer nights
As the wireless played Radio Luxembourg
And the voices whispered across Beechie River
In the quietness ...
... seats. No sooner had we rattled our way down the runway we seem to land in Belfast !! It was only 45 minute flight anyway.. No hostess service just a smile (but I did get offered a chocolate on leaving the plane)
The flight was rather rough , maybe he took the side roads or are all small planes like this !!! With grey clouds turning to white clouds at 20,000 feet it was not the most interesting flights, apart from hanging ...
The report from the Captain was that despite an overnight stay in Belfast, we would still run into the gale winds which have not passed southwards as fast as he had hoped. In order to reach Iceland in time we had to leave Belfast at 2pm and go as fast as possible. When the storm hits it is going to slow us down so do not know when we will reach Iceland. Having missed out on a stop at Stornoway we do not want to miss out on Iceland too.