The Central Hotel - Donegal
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The camp site we stayed in was ON the border - the Irish Free State/the Republic of Ireland was over the fence.
Drove to the city of Londonderry. Originally called Derry, the city only became Londonderry when the London Livery companies set up branches there on the 1800s.
So much history here. Walked along the walls, looking at canons, including Roaring Meg, used in the Siege of Derry in 1689. The story of ...
... took me about three hours to get to Donegal, with a couple of coffee stops along the way. When I got here though I was really beat. I went for lunch, checked into my guesthouse and then succumbed to an attack of the lazies. My main reason for coming here is because Castle McGrath is nearby. I know its near Pettigo but I wasn't sure where. So while lazing in front of the TV I did some more research, I didn't find the address but I did find out it was about a ...
We woke up early and headed to the beach again to do some rock climbing. It was my first time doing "real" rock climbing, by that I mean not at a mall. It was really fun and very terrifying. I fell one time, but it's okay because I didn't get hurt. It was really fun. After this, we went back to the house and had lunch. After this we packed up and headed back to Dublin. Another long drive ahead. Overall, it was a really good and relaxing weekend. Exactly what I needed. ...
Let the adventure begin. We started the day with a lovely breakfast and then headed to our first activity. We went hiking. We were led by one of the locals and his dog. It was nice to experience nature and go for a nice peaceful walk. He walked for about two hours and then stopped and had lunch. After this, a bus took us to the beach. We had an hour to hang out on the beach. It was so peaceful and pretty. After this we went on ...
... local pubs to hear some traditional Irish music. It was a cool experience. There are about 11 or 12 people in the town and they just come down to the pub when they can and play some traditional tunes. There were about 5 or 6 people playing when we were there. People would just come up and join in with their instruments. The bartender even came and played piano for one song. After this, we walked back through the city to our home. ...