Clarion Hotel Carrickfergus
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Well getting up early was not something that happened today.
For any of us.
We did get up though, about midday and had a fry up.
So fatty, but so good!
Laura had offered to take me to see a few things today, which was very kind of her so Laura, Gareth, Glenn and I piled into her little car and we drove.
As some of you may know, well…none of you because I ...
... to see "Killarneyland" (it has a Disney reputation).
So why are you so lucky? I now have three hours to catch up on this blog.
I'll use this entry to catch up on our time in Ireland.
We flew in from Prague at 1.30 pm last Wednesday. We were up at 5.00 am to get to the airport and then had a couple of hours layover in Koln/Bern airport (our favourite airport on the planet - "not"). Ireland being in a different time zone ...
... tackle this, so we took a taxi to an airport where we had booked a car. When we got to the counter, he requested Kaley's license and credit card. Fine. No problem... except all of a sudden we couldn't find her license. We tore apart all of our bags, to no avail. Her liscense had become yet another casualty on this Euro Adventure. Sigh. Looked like we were not gonna make it to the Causeway....
We were fairly disappointed, but in situations like this, pouting is ...
... 8217;s generation will see the end of it. Paddy also showed us some rubber bullets, used by the British forces to fire on protesters. I had no idea they were so huge and it’s easy to see how they could kill someone if fired at bank point range, as indeed they were during The Troubles.
Finally we looked at some of the peace murals on the Fall Rd, which now address issues of injustice ...
... being 7miles long, and only just got electricity 2 years ago – it is the closest point to scottland, only 12miles away! After we walked over the bridge and admired the gorgeous landscape of green hills, sharp cliffs, small islands and clear blue water, we headed back to the bus for our next leg.
The next stop was all of 10minutes away and ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
TravelPod Member ReviewsClarion Hotel Carrickfergus
The facility is in need of repair, the staff is overworked bit the food is very good.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.