Travel Blogs from Downpatrick
... was some good fun. After that, thought, I had to rush back to the hostel to watch the Fightin' Irish take on the Trojans to complete our undefeated season and win a spot in Miami for the BCS National Championship. I can't believe we're going to the championship!!! Nobody on the volleyball team understood my excitement about American football, especially the French guys who heard the American pronunciation of Notre ...
... 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
... 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 ...
... Donnegan and her bf for dinner. Allie was a YA a few years ago and stayed in Northern Ireland and is working for a Peace and Reconciliation center. We’ve been warned that many YA’s decided not to go home or they make lasting connections to Ireland and return frequently.
Now I’m sitting in front of our fire in our warm and cozy cottage sipping tea to cap off the night.
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