Dufferin Coaching Inn
Travel Blogs from Killyleagh
... turn. Fortunately, it wasn't too bad. The airport is on the northern fringe of the city. I navigated us through a few roundabouts - a hair-raising experience in Ireland - and then it was a straight road all the way to Belfast. I wanted to get a photo of the "Welcome to Northern Ireland" sign, but there wasn't one. There was just a change in the speed limit and distance signs, from kilometres to miles. When I saw this, I started to panic, as the car only had ...
... in Germany. It was a good time!
Tonight I just returned from Belfast. What a history in that place!
Highlights from the trip include: a Christmas Market in the city center, Irish music in the Gaelic-speaking portion of Belfast (separated from the Protestant quarter by the Peace Wall), and signing that Peace Wall as part of the Black Taxi tour.
Enjoy some photos!
... to meet the rest of the Belfast Boys at a local petrol station. It was dry, bright...& "Q" was actually there early....those omens just kept on coming!!!! It was just a few miles to the port in Belfast & but by the time we actually got on board with the bikes & then sat down the early start was beginning to take its toll (I felt like those Monty Python characters in the sketch who boast about having to get up for work four hours before they went to bed each night)...I ...
... I know that there are good police officers out there, I know some of them personally and they are top people, but unfortunately there are clearly people who get into the job for the wrong reasons; because they want power rather than because they genuinely want to help maintain a safe society. Anyway, rant over.
After my little chat with the cop, I watched some movies in the evening on the hostel TV, then went to bed about midnight.
... with a vindaloo (controversially) rated as five chillis plus on the menu of a city centre curry house.
Spend a quiet Saturday regretting Friday's indulgence...
the Sunday morning the day before the run, play 90 minutes of football
as lone striker in a 4-3-1 formation, as your team of nine men get
buried 12-0. Sprint off the pitch immediately at the full time whistle
to drive like a maniac to the airport for a flight departing in less