Clarion Hotel Carrickfergus
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The facility is in need of repair, the staff is overworked bit the food is very good.
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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 ...
... The most famous incident of that year, Bloody Sunday, occurred on January 30th. A group of demonstrators protesting against the UK governments policy of internment were fired upon by soldiers. The soldiers claimed to have been shot at first, but the Saville Inquiry (1998-2010) would determine that no provocation was given, and that those killed were innocent protesters. This famous incident is commemorated in the U2 song "Bloody Sunday".
... where all of the rich and famous people live the houses were amazing huge mansions bigger than anything we have in NZ. Sam told me that is the area where Judges and very successful businessman live. Bangor is further down the coast and has a lovely seaside marina. On the way home we stopped at a huge homeware shop called IKEA. IKEA is one of the biggest modern homeware shops in Europe it is huge! Furniture and homewares are so much more affordable here. Yesterday ...
... 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 ...