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Travel Blogs from Carrickfergus
... road and walked towards the botanical gardens visiting churches and past Belfast Queens University (Helen don't you fancy coming here, it looks great !) Botanical gardens in Belfast does not sound right but yes they are here and great too, I even ventured inside the Ulster museum !! Well it's race time and I am positioned 600 metres from the finish the advertising caravan have just passed and1000's of people are lining ...
... but which to do first?! After deliberating for possibly a little longer than we should have, we decided to give low-tide a miss and head for the run.
Off we set through the streets of Carrick, across a few fields and into 'the forest of thorns', or as it's officially known 'Oakfield Glen'. After a few stream crossings and a couple of clambers up muddy, slippery, rooty banks we arrived at special task 1 - a workout at the ...
... inside the walls. The Irish were primarily inshore net fishermen and the Scots deep water long line fishermen. That didn't make it any easier to establish exactly what my GGG Grandfather had done for a living. The only record we have says either "marine" or "mariner".
The best advice of the morning came from the guy in the information centre. Kinda! He said that the road north was boring and that we would be better going up inland and then cut to ...
... to Dublin
C.S. Lewis born in Belfast
S.S. Nomadic - restored ship
Titanic Experience - 12:45, departing for city center at 2:15
Lunch near the City Hall at 'The Apartment', sandwiches and half pint of Smithiger
Bus tour continues, leaving Belfast area
Lace area - currently small scale, now in some homes
Carrickmacross - market town
Tidy Town Competition
Heading for Cabra Castle in Kingscourt.
... have left it pretty as it was but further down they paved the grand girls outline and where her funnels would have been. it was like walking over someones grave, or like walking over more than 1500 graves. I pushed the friendship with mother dear dragging her all over the building, so sat her down had a cuppa, and then i left her. I had paid to go to the dry dock and pump house where they fitted the girl out for her maiden voyage. Mum wouldn't ...