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... that are the result of a volcanic eruption. It was beautiful, especially because the sun was setting. We made it to the B&B with 6 min to spare until the end of check in. Our B&B is in the country, smells sort of similar to Lancaster county. It is beautiful though. After a quick unpacking, we went to downtown Bushmills for a super unfriendly pint of cider at fin Mac cools public house. Ended up having a few appetizers at ...
... certain forms on anti-Catholic discrimination necessary. This discrimination was the reason for the fighting in the north known as The Troubles. It was not a conflict about faith as the media liked to portray, but a matter of civil rights.
From 1968-1998 there was a lot of violence in Northern Ireland. More than 3,000 people were killed. Finally, in 1998, both sides signed a peace plan which ended the conflict and began the very slow process of ...
... 8217;t had a phone since Italy). Looking rather surprised by my request, he explained that our (former) B&B closed up and left for Spain back in December! Once I recovered from the shock I asked if he might have a room for us in his B&B, which he did, and that was that – our little disaster was averted.
... wide chasm between the mainland and a tiny island. Words aren't enough to really capture the beauty and grandeur of the landscape. Be sure to look at the pictures. Our final destination at the end of a very full day was Dunluce Castle. It was built in the Middle Ages by a very well to do Earl and his wife Katherine. She apparently loved to give dinner parties until one night half of the kitchen fell into the sea and took 14 servants with it. She was very ...
... built, etc. Fast forward (Stevie spent 2 hours telling us...I don't have time to do that!) and on Good Friday, 1998, a peace agreement was voted on and passed by 73% of Northern Ireland. Stevie says now people want the politicians to do the yelling and fighting and not have people dying for it. We found the wall very imposing, the murals interesting, and Belfast very safe. They are trying to move forward. We moved forward and down the road ...
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