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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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... and when you get out and pay for things it has to be in pounds again. The funny thing is that our GPS doesn't recognise any of Northern Ireland as it is a separate country so we guess our way via road signs. Our car is in km so when we go into miles, with no GPS, Pete has to do the conversions for me-the plus of having a maths teacher in the car. We make it to Belfast and we don't think much of it-seems a bit durgy; maybe that's the part of town we entered but we decide ...
Headed to the North-West and the Belleek Pottery factory. This was originally founded by John Caldwell-Bloomfield. He married into the Caldwell family. Went on the tour through the factory. Bought a small piece to bring home in the luggage. Could have spent a lot of money! Next stop was Castle Caldwell. This was in ruins and very overgrown. Travelled the scenic route beside Lower Lough Erne and then headed to Kilkeel where we are staying the night with ...
... At first I just sat by the water for a while, looking out at the boats, the mountains in the distance, and the curved coastline. Everywhere I looked there were gorgeous landscapes, such peaceful village settings. We continued up the stairs to the remains of King John's Castle, a large brick structure now overgrown with foliage. We followed ...
... the lounge. Have become quite partial to this wee drink so might have to buy some duty free baileys tomorrow so can continue tradition whilst self-catering over the next week.
After this it was back to our room to use the last of the radox, which we had bought in Kintyre to sooth aching legs, as once again we had the bonus of a bath.
Thoroughly relaxed we then settled down for a good nights sleep before preparing for a day of travel ...
... and sound. Well I did promise that I would return him! It was an amazing feeling to be welcomed home with such delight and unconditional love. Tariq’s cuddle was the tightest of all!
I have loved writing the blog and experiencing all of the adventures we have undertaken on this trip, but now I realise with honesty that, my heart’s at home in old Ireland, Where? In the County of Armagh!
Sometimes the words ...