Imperial Hotel Dundalk
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We have a great hostess at our new B&B. The first night we were invited to her patio for drinks and conversation with her family. Today we had a another great breakfast in a relaxed atmosphere.
Today was a day to learn more about the history of Ireland. First we headed out to Bru na Boinne, one of of the world's most important archeological landscapes, where ...
... at times you have to walk sideways, Chris is bent low and pretty much stays that way, I glimpse on either side Neolithic art motifs of chevrons and spirals. Inside the center of the tomb, is a vaulted ceiling, so well built that it's completely waterproof and has been for the last 5,000 years and three tomb recesses. The spiral and chevron designs are repeated along the stones in the small room. Graffiti in the form of names and dates are also carved in the ...
Thought we would drive up to the coast today so arrived in Bettystown around midday,very small town but a lot going on.Sand castle building championships on the beach along with car boot sales,on the beach and cars all over the beach with a ticket machine for parking..As we were heading off ,came across Fantasia which was a large gambling,( many poker machines ) and coin slot games along with many kids games even a ...
... gaming centre attached to a cafe. After contributing several Euros to the gaming establishment we drove on a few miles to Drogheda. Being Sunday, parking was free so we had a lovely meal at Bru Bar which was excellent value. The waiter suggested we stay at the D Hotel so using wifi we booked a room. Possibly the best hotel room to date, spacious with great views and a fridge. We had an early night as a trip to Belfast was ...
... 50! Score!
Then I went and found a shop I didn’t know existed.
An actual Ben & Jerry’s shop.
Now, British people would be shocked, but I’ve never actually had B&J.
But I tried and I LIKED!!
So I had my icecream, my book and my beach. Set for the afternoon!
I spend a long while putting on sunscreen too (learnt!).
And then, it was time to take the bus back to Belfast and sleep of the heat!
Lisa xo ...
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