Royal Hotel / Windsor Inn
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... and a catholic community as well as showing us the wall between the two and telling us the history of the rivalry. Many years ago Henry the 8th changed all the Catholic Churches to Protestant and declared war against the catholic. British soldiers would take land off the Catholics and eventually there were even anti Catholic laws so they couldn't be teachers or other particular occupations, couldn't live in certain cities etc. We were told that the Protestant call ...
... berthed. Now the area has apartments, various educational uses And a hockey rink for the Belfast pro team. Always found it sort of out of place to read about hockey in a country not known for its winter sports. Today was plus 7 degrees so more just perception than anything else. Talked with one Irishman who took his hockey seriously so it is not just a fad.
Did not see the sunset so will have to use weather forecasts for the next few days. ...
... it’s going to rain; if you can’t see the hills, it’s already raining. Sure enough, it did rain today, the first rain of our cruise.
After our tour, we came back to the ship, picked up some umbrellas and took the shuttle into the town center. We decided to go to Crown Liquor Saloon. The Crown is one of Belfast’s glories. The bar has richly carved woodwork around cozy cubicles, leather seats, color tile wok and ...
... in Germany. It was a good time!
Tonight I just returned from Belfast. What a history in that place!
Highlights from the trip include: a Christmas Market in the city center, Irish music in the Gaelic-speaking portion of Belfast (separated from the Protestant quarter by the Peace Wall), and signing that Peace Wall as part of the Black Taxi tour.
Enjoy some photos!