La Mon Hotel & Country Club
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Heated pool
- High-speed internet in room
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... As such, there have been numerous bombings of various buildings over the years. The Hotel Europa in downtown Belfast has the dubious distinction of being the most-bombed hotel in Europe. As it happens, we are here just 2 days after the parades where members of both groups march to show where their loyalties lie (with the UK or with Ireland). City Hall and its free tour were no longer an option as it and many businesses were closed for the week. However, we did hire ...
... to see the Giant's Causeway, a unique geological feature of volcanic origin and UNESCO World Heritage Site, sometimes considered the 8th Wonder of the World. Luckily there was a shuttle bus from the visitor's center to the causeway - as tired as our legs were from our hile to the rope bridge and back, the bus was definitely worth twice the price we paid for it! The legend of the causeway is that it was built by Finn McCool, a giant of a man ...
... something off of mill avenue. We were all wondering a bit what we got ourselves into. AJ and Siobahn introduced themselves as our game of thrones tour guides and in addition to the rope bridge and giants causeway, we would be seeing several game of thrones movie sites! How fabulous! We also had a driver, Allan, who gave us the regular tour. AJ and Siobahn are both extras on the show so they have all the inside information. They are also super fanatics. AJ talked about ...
... because it was a bit hazy on the Scottish side which we could easily see the outline of. Highlights included the driver stopping to point out a big gorse bush and informing the bus that it was officially a pest in New Zealand and the target of very expensive efforts to remove it from farms. Glad we didn't put our hands up to have that one shoved in our face.
Our next proper stop was Carrick-a-rede rope bridge. The bridge is on the site of an old rope bridge that ...
... houses covered in protective wiring, and children out playing about the streets next to murals and memorials discussing hate and promoting violence. A few people have been brave enough to go out and cover up negative murals and graffiti with messages that provide a positive outlet for younger people who don't want to live in the past, and press on towards a Northern Ireland without violence.
We were also on the east side of town and, ...