Travel Blogs from Cookstown
Stayed near the Queens University of Belfast. While waiting for an apartment to be available , walked to the Ulster Museum. Went right past it, no sign. Just two flags, finally turned around and figured that was the building. Just like the roads , very few street signs so navigation is less than ideal.
The museum provides a well layed out summary of the natural, historical and artistic development of the country. Especially, enjoyed the ...
... hoping to find some Ulster gifts but no such luck, we did a quick walk through of the museum. It was a great place to get a general overview of the conflict that has been ongoing in Ireland for a long time. It's a strange experience to see pictures of all the violence, as again we are fairly lucky in Canada to not really have these types of tensions.
After the Ulster Museum, Kara and I headed off to the Victoria Square Shopping Center which has ...
... a photographers dream. Everywhere you looked it looked like a postcard.
We arrived at our destination the Shaky Rope Bridge. When we got there we didn't realise we had to pay to walk across it. Tony & I decided we came all this way so let's do it as Sarah decided to just take photos. I have to admit when we got closer to the Bridge and I saw how high up it was my heart started to pump a little bit faster haha but being myself and ...
... owner) and over coffee and scones and cream we talked away. Then the ph went and we were told, the test kitchen is ready for us, so we all went and saw what they were cooking up and tasted and commented. This company produces ready to cook meals of all types, lamb, beef, chicken, turkey and pork. The tasting was fun, liked most of it but not all. They were working on serving sizes while we were there. Not what I expected to be ...
... It is this part of our day that Tom Tom redeemed himself somewhat by directing us to Belfast Castle. An imposing Victorian building perched high on the hills overlooking Belfast. Immaculate gardens, its own tavern and a classic serving of Afternoon tea (finger sandwiches, scones and delicate pastries) saw us through to Dinner.
The crown liquor saloon, is one of the worlds best known pubs, a tribute to Italian craftsmanship at its finest. The ...
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