Inn on the Coast
Travel Blogs from Portrush
I had what I call a productive lazy day today.
A day where I got my book, I got my lunch and I went and sat down at the festival and did not much for a long time.
It was nice to relax for a while, because I am moving on tomorrow and who knows what that will hold!
Very short entry today, because I need to pack up my bag and we all know how long that is going to take!
Lisa xo ...
There has got to be a point somewhere in my future where my timing goes completely wrong, because the streak of good timing I am having over this leg of my journey is beginning to scare me.
First the music festival on the Isle of Skye, then the Sloans on Colonsay…and now Music City Festival in Derry.
I had no idea what it was, but my first thought was Harkin. One of the Celtic Thunder lads (Keith Harkin) was born in Derry, and although ...
I got there just in time to join in on a guided tour, which was really worth it! They not only told you the facts and history of it, but added in jokes and also the great legend that is the Giant of Finn MacCool. It was so good.
On our tour, there was a new employee along for the ride to learn what he had to do. The expressions he pulled when there was a lot of stuff to remember was priceless. ...
... rewarded with leave for the evening. We are going to walk (ouch) down to the harbor for dinner. Final note: The day was filled with amazing scenery and was SUNNY all day. We eventually pealed down to our t shirt layer. Unfortunately, today I decided to wear a black t shirt with black pants. I had a bright jacket to go on top and a scarf. When I took my scarf and **********, I looked like wait staff! I am changing pants and wearing my scarf and jacket to ...
... to those killed & injured back in 1972.
After lunch we headed north toward Portrush & stopped in at a county park along the way for some caches & what turned out to be a fantastic & beautiful 10km walk along & around a river.
We arrived in the coastal town of Portrush just after 6 & were greeted at the B&B by its lovely Irish owner ...