Errigal Country House Hotel
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... told that the pottery is fired at around 1200⁰C for 24 hours or so on two occasions between certain processes, then again after any painting has been done and the trade mark applied it’s fired a final time at 700⁰C for a further 7 hours. Before it gets to the final firing it is examined by quality control. The factory does not sell anything that isn’t perfect.
The basket weave products are all made by hand and all the painting is ...
... to be buried. There was a bit of a mix up here with an audio visual we were supposed to view. So instead of watching the show and then having an hour free time, we had 30 minutes, then the screening, then another 30 minutes. Lunch time was in this mix. It all went wrong when the guy introducing the video decided to do some self promotion of a book he had just had published. He went on and on. Finally the video was screened but it wasn't ...
Last year Mandy and I shipped our bike out to Milan in advance of our trip through Italy, Sicily, Sardinia, Corsica and up home through France and the UK.
So when Jochen and I decided to do this ride I conacted Bjorn in Bike-On-Board in Dublin to check on availability, possible routes and prices. Initially we looked at shipping the bikes to Thesalonika in Greece but the absence of ...
One of my best friends Jochen and I had always planned on doing a loop of the Black Sea starting in Bucharest, Romania and travelling through Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia, Ukraine, Moldova and back into Bucharest.
However, the ongoing situation in eastern Ukraine and the Crimea meant that we had to change our plan. Azerbaijan want £76 for a visa and given that we would only be there for two days at most we have decided not to ...
We started the day, after another Irish breakfast, by tavelling 15 miles to Bollycastle (not to be confused with Bollywood) for Mass. The church was built in 1876 and very inspiring. The congregation was involved, with many young people attending. The choir was fantastic and drowned out any singing that I may have attempted.
After Mass we travelled back ...
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- Room service
- Free parking