Travel Blogs from Old Colwyn
frantically repack at the airport.
The first flight was okay; I got a window seat and was able
to sleep a little. I flew to Newark, NJ and grabbed some McDonalds and ran to
the next plane. On my flight to Manchester we were given dinner but airport
food is probably worse then cafeteria or hospital food. I barely ate anything.
The only real edible piece of food was the bread. Since I couldn't sleep much I
... to climb all of the towers. We walked along the coast and dipped our feet into freezing cold Conwy Bay which is part of the Irish Sea. Afterwards, we had lunch at Anne's Tearoom which was the most amazing meal we've had thus far (tomato soup and cheesy garlic bread). Overall, it was a wonderful day! The weather was beautiful and it was only a one and a half hour coach ride from Edge Hill to ...
This morning started with a 6:30 taxi ride to to the Ulyses IRISH FERRY in Dublin. We boarded after going security with our luggage and went up to the Club where we had free snacks for our 3 hour voyage to Holy Rod in Wales. I didn't get sea sick but Iayed down most of the trip. As you am see from pics it was not at all crowded. We landed about 11:30 and a bus drove us to the station to get a train to Liverpool . We only had to wait about 15 min. We rode it about a hour ...
Liverpool was always going to be a quick visit and that it was, in and out in around 27hrs but very much enjoyed in that short period of time!
Highlight was the night out if im honest but the couple of sights I did see during the day were very cool and the 'Bombed out Church' in particular is definitely not something I will get to see anywhere else, it was a reminder of just how frightening it must have been back in the days of the war!
The big surprise was the ...
... travelling together.
We were all very quiet to begin with but warmed up to each other as time went on. After a short toilet and coffee stop our first destination was Stratford-upon-Avon, the birth and death place of Shakespeare. Here I visited Shakespeare's grave and had a look in a couple tourist stores.
Next was Pontcysyllte aqueduct and Trevor basin. A really high man made canal built above a river. We then went ...