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... trying to hold back my laughter! Once the man is out of earshot I tell Pete his mistake.
"Oh", he says "I thought he sounded a bit weird".
It was hysterically funny to watch!
We find the postoffice and we send the postcards, then decide to drive to Belfast. It's not a bad trip as it only goes for an hour. I think you cross the border into the UK(Northern Ireland is part of this) about 40 mins in and the only giveaway is that the speed limits ...
... them as they plod down the motorway at an average speed of 38km/h. Today adventures took us from Rathmullan, County Donegal to Armagh, funnily enough in County Armagh. This morning I thanked my lucky stars we didn't ask our Irish relatives for a bed during our journey. Although on a budget, three grassy green plots in The Church of Ireland yard isn't my idea of a economic European holiday. We then ventured aka trespassed onto ...
... Mayo, in Ireland. Cong is situated on an island formed by a number of streams that surround it on all sides. Wikipedia Tomorrow we are going to walk into town 1/2hr, the lady of the BnB here (staying 3nights) has told us how to get into Ashford Castle without paying! But don't tell them I told you! Expected to be 21degrees so we're just going to wander and relax - well that's the plan, tho things can change! As we have no more self catering for a while, we ...
... times and then finding somewhere to eat during the day. This is also a good way to save a little on the food portion of the budget. So we do the simple stuff like broiled steaks, with pineapple and vegetables and garlic potatoes. Wash it all down with a pint of Guinness. Yum! Breakfast is light with yogurt, cereal, toast and plenty of coffee. Yeah this is the life!
We decide to head into Londonderry (or Derry) for the day. Londonderry is a bigger city with ...
... this we went to a small cafe and then headed home.
On this trip I learned and re-learned so much History. I fell in love with Ireland all over again. In addition, I made two new friends, Amanda and Callista. We all have so much in common and I'm so happy to announce that I have new best-friends in Ireland. And of course, I should mention that Nicole is also my Irish- best friend (DON'T GET JEALOUS). I feel so happy here. I've always loved it, but now I have ...