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... then time for a coffee while waiting for the train. Trip to Belfast only took 1 3/4 hours. Very smooth trip and the scenery was magnificent. Arrived in Belfast at 9pm with a short walk to the hotel. Staying at the Europa Hotel which is an up-market hotel with a claim to fame as being the most bombed hotel in Europe. Wheeled our bags into the foyer and as I walked up to the reception counter ...
... how many people were maimed and injured but particularly dirty bombs, and how terrible it must have been to try to get on with life with random terrorism happening all the time. At the same time, there is a feeling of hope and vibrancy now that there is a sort of peace even though there is is division, and that Irish optimism will prevail.
We had lasted eight days without Asian food, so it was time to find a Chinese ...
... we stayed to the sites and food could justify a return trip. One of my favorites of the old castles we visited on this trip was Carrickfergus Castle, a very close drive.
... theirs. Now, I am not one to choose sides very often anyway. I see both viewpoints just like I do between Palestine and Israel right now. I just don't understand why we have to choose such violence to get our points across. That's a topic for another day. After a few tiny naps in the bus, unfortunately so because I missed a few details of the tour I'm sure, we arrive to the Titanic museum. Unfortunately I did not purchase the museum ...
... Belfast, where to eat and visit all in walking distance. We freshen up and out we go onto the streets for our first stroll. We head for city hall as there is a small market on today. Mmmm food. This was a feast for our eyes and we were a little hungry and even passing a few lovely spots to eat we decide to make purchase of bread twists, salami, cheese, grapes and nuts to take back to our hotel for a quite night in. Walking around Belfast there is a certain energy, ...