Beech Hill Country House Hotel
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 ...
... br> The parents didn’t look much older than me, but they were doing a wonderful job. They were still together…more than I can say about a lot of young Mums.
That band packed up then, and people started leaving. I did too after talking to the baby and his parents for a while.
I was leaving just as another group came on stage.
I had my back to the stage and was walking with my head in my book.
The moment they ...
... Google, but what fun is that.
That’s like viewing a photo of the Eiffel Tower and saying that you’ve been there.
It was only an hour, but it was great. At the end we all got a complimentary cup of tea/coffee and I got talking to some other people on the tour.
What even is life.
Then I wandered through the craft market, went through the Guildhall which had really nice stained ...
... about the different counties - the stone walls/ditches/embankments/the mountains/blue stacks etc….
Visiting poet’s William Butler Yeats’s grave in Drumcliffe, Ireland was very interesting. Yeats actually died in France during the Second World War, but it wasn’t until 1948 that his wish was granted and his body was interred in Drumcliffe. His headstone is a simple memorial slab taken from the poem ...
... back to the bus. The mechanic had not been there yet so we waited. Apparently at the same time they asked for a new bus to drive to us as well. The bus would be another 2 hours. While waiting the mechanic showed up and got the bus working. We tried to drive away but didn't get far, so we waited for the other bus to show up.
Our tour guide felt so bad and went and bought us some Beer to drink while waiting. We ...