Golf Links House
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... go there. Making Disney reality is really not necessary. The day was grey and cold; you can't add light effects to reality. The feeling is there or it isn’t. Not when the park consists of 80% merch shops, and 19% themed food outlets (Terrasse de Timon) and 1% rides. We went on two rides in 5 hours and had to wait 45 min for each of these. The idea of the queues is to bore everyone so much that in that time they weaken and buy some Mickey ears or a 'pomme d’amour’ ...
... unsinkable. Somehow the word "practically" got lost in all the hype of the time. The rest is history....and the exhibits show it. On our way out, we had tea and scones, just like it would have been served onboard. Later we took the Hop On/Hop Off bus tour around the city of Belfast. We even drove thru the neighbourhoods where "The Troubles" took place. Still ...
... of fighting and killing between the protestants (English) and the catholics (irish) including bloody Sunday where 14 civilians were killed when the English army opened fired into the civilians.
After the tour it was time to head back to Belfast on the 2 hour journey. We arrived back in Belfast and went back to the hostel to get our bags and have some left ...
We had a hearty "Irish breakfast" at our B&B before heading out for our first day of riding. The weather was great and the enthusiasm was high.
Of course, we had to get accustomed to driving on the left, and some of us also getting used to a different bike and navigating roundabouts... but we were undaunted!!
We had made the decision to ...
... no indication that we’d passed into Northern Ireland other than the station signs only being in English rather than in English and Irish which is everywhere in the south. The countryside was different mainly in that it seemed less populated and the houses were different with no little white cottages everywhere you look.
Once in Belfast we got a bus to the city centre then hopped on an open-top city tour bus which took ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking