Briers Country House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... more time, I would stay in this area longer next time. We stopped at a pub back in town for a drink to wait for the next bus back to Belfast. They had just run out of the Smithwick's on tap, so I got to try a new flavor - the Smithwick's IPA, which was quite tasty too. We were back in Belfast by about 8pm. We grabbed dinner at a cool hoppin place called the Alleycat for burgers and Irish craft beers, then returned to the hotel for some much needed ...
... phone is hovering around 5% battery. Honestly, Droids don't do so well internationally. I've no WiFi anywhere and obviously no service, not even for extra charge. Thanks a lot, Google.
Anyway, with the excitement over for the day, we were able to have a restful eight hours of sleep (which for Megan and I is a miracle). We woke up around 8:30am, showered and set out for downtown Belfast with one of our instructors, Dr. Connie Evans. We ...
... although today everything looks very grey. Sean kindly runs us back to the ferry terminal, we are just too wet to contemplate any more sightseeing today...the inside of my waterproof is as wet as the outside :-( We return Scotland on the 1530 ferry. We will definitely come back but next time we need to allow far more time. It's 6pm and we are back on Scottish soil. The weather is no better here. An early night with hot water bottle is just what I ...
... using logs to roll it up to the top of the hill it was situated on. Though no one is really sure what it was used for, it was likely to be a spiritual place. On the summer solstice the sun enters the chamber through a gap above the entrance for 17 minutes, and this is the only time it does so. There were human and animal remains found within the structure during the excavation.
After Newgrange we headed to Belfast and stayed at a lovely B&B called Maranatha ...
... arrived. The tour lasted about 45 minutes and it was fantastic! Our guide showed us around various areas of City Hall you can't go unless on a tour and he explained how their city government works. What I found most astonishing is Belfast's current Lord Mayor is the youngest they have ever had. He just celebrated his 26th birthday! I caught a glimpse of him briefly as he was going from one room to another. I couldn't ...