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Travel Blogs from Downpatrick
... small though, if you go to Belfast you can appreciate that they think big. Texans would feel right at home. People from Belfast invented the first chocolate bar, quantum physics, the defibrulater, and Little Nellie (one hundred points if you get that reference). And if you look at Belfasts manufacturing history, there was no going half way. They got into making linen, a bit slow at first, then to a scale almost unimaginable. Enough linen came out of Belfast in one year to ...
... in carefully, and over the next
couple of hours the wind dropped to about a two, then for the last couple of
hours it all picked up again. Getting into Ardglass was easy, well lit passage
in. The wind was W then SW.
I observed the swell was not that big, about
.4meter, but because the period was about 8 to 10 seconds the effect on Kantara
was more significant. So rolling ground swell, with white horses and a bit
Despite my best efforts..or maybe BECAUSE of my best efforts, I ended up spending ALL day wednesday running about like a blue ***** fly!!! Ended up bringing the bike to a mechanic to sort out a front suspension problem that I knew I couldn't (more about that later!!!). Finally got the bike sorted around 5pm, then had to go "pack"(i.e. throw a rake of **** into my bags & hope for the best!!!). Went out to say goodbye to Roh & Kayls. They were delighted to see me & it did ...
... over to meet me and we will be doing some traveling together. I cannot wait to share more about our adventure with you! It has been incredible. Thank you so very much to all those who helped make our adventure possible.
Oh, and even thought I missed the peace rock ceremony, I gave Dr. Campbell a rock that I received from the cutest 3 year old girl in Belfast to be placed in the peace garden.
... place that was also built in the 7th century! It was crazy to see these sites.
We then realized we were running super late and headed to Basil's house where we changed and tried to look nice while getting ready in only just 5 minutes. I think we looked alright.
Then it was time to head to Hillsboro Castle where we would attend an End the Hate dinner where Basil was an important guest. The castle is very private, even citizens can't get ...