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Travel Blogs from Derry
I had what I call a productive lazy day today.
A day where I got my book, I got my lunch and I went and sat down at the festival and did not much for a long time.
It was nice to relax for a while, because I am moving on tomorrow and who knows what that will hold!
Very short entry today, because I need to pack up my bag and we all know how long that is going to take!
Lisa xo ...
... I turned right around.
And I actually properly closed my book.
Athru, a group of 5 lads from Belfast who make up an irish group, are the winners.
They were incredible. So much so that I took a business card, and got my dad to help me contact 10Days Festival.
I don’t know if anything will come of it, but I hope for their sakes something does.
I was on my way back to the hostel then, when the cinema ...
I got up at 6 today.
Something is wrong.
But it was worth it, as I walked along the waterfront at a really peaceful time on the way to the train station.
And then I was on my way to the Giant’s Causeway!
I got talking to a nice chap on the way there, and he said he was getting off at the same stop.
Turns out he worked there…and got me in for free! I am so blessed to meet ...
... Benbulben” which he composed before his death, the last lines of which is used -
“Cast a cold Eye
On life, On Death
Horseman, pass by”
It was a really neat experience for all of us. As it turned out many of our students are big fans of Yeates.
We made it into Derry and stopped at a “mall” for lunch. Most got sandwiches - which were delicious and we had an amazing view to look ...
... that. We all sat in the sun and waited for the bus to come. When it arrived we all climbed on and got settled. No tables on this bus. Nick and I sat in the back so we could stretch out. Connal promised that we could stop whenever we wanted to use the bathroom, since we had all been drinking.
We continued our long drive. Originally we were going to arrive around 5, now it will be closer to 8. Most of us slept ...