Ramada Da Vinci's Hotel
Travel Blogs from Derry
GIANT STEPPING STONES TO DERRY.
Cross the lrish Sea, enjoying views of the lsland of Arran on the way. Take the scenic Antrim coast road to the amazing rock formation known as the Giant's Causeway, steeped in legend.
Continue to your hotel in Londonderry.
Had a leisurely start to the day, only left at 9am not 8am as usual.
Off the ferry really quickly and on the road a little after 1pm.
Landing port was Larne, in N. Ireland. Then took the Coastal Causeway Route all the way to Derry.
First buzzing little town was Ballycastle where there were lots of families picnicking in the bright sunshine. There's a fair and a market along the foreshore and …
We departed Belfast for the Northern Ireland north coast taking the scenic route.
We made a quick stop at Carrickfergus Castle. A Norman Castle built in 1177 in 3 stage. It was pretty heavily fortified being almost completely surrounded by the sea and survived attacks and sieges (the longest of which lasted about year) by the Scots, …
We went through the towns of Limvaldy and Graystell and finally entered the outskirts of Londonderry about 5:40. We are staying at the Ramada, which is very nice, but due to the average weather temperatures, AC is not needed. But I got a fan from the front desk, so I will be comfortable and not stuffy. The room is large and spacious. We …
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 ...