The Silverbirch Hotel
Travel Blogs from Omagh
... but we were hungry. For the tour bus, we were sitting on the top of it, and we were so afraid we were going to hit every single thing. Again, the roads are always really tiny and narrow, even in the city. The bus just barely squeezed in on the turns! On the tour we learned about the Troubles. It was very interesting.... my favorite fact was about the name of the place. They named it Londonderry a couple of hundred ...
... forward to it! :)
“Fiddler of Dooney”
When I play on my fiddle in Dooney,
Folk dance like a wave of the sea;
my cousin is priest in Kilvarnet,
my brother in moharabuiee.
I passed my brother and cousin:
they read in their books of prayer;
I read in my book of songs
I bought at the sligo fair.
When we come at the end of time,
to peter sitting ...
... it can play on any Windows computer. We then hopped on a bus to Dublin and had a quick supper at the Hairy Lemon before Uncle John flew to London. I tried one of their desserts that looked strange, bread and butter pudding. It was essentially bread and butter, soaked in custard. It was sooo good! It slides down the throat really easily and isn't overly sweet either. -- ...
... by a serial killer. If this blog post carries hints of a maniacal psychopath, it's not my fault. Blame it on the book.
What else does one do on her free time? She cooks! On Wednesday, I had this bright idea to make enchiladas for my new housemates after my successful first round with my old housemates. This time, I found corn tortillas (score!) and decided to attempt refried beans. Thursday would be the megameal day. We were welcoming in a ...
Day 22 Belfast (Dundonald Touring Park)
We set the alarm (there seems to be a pattern emerging on holidays in Ireland) to get up and catch the bus into the city. Even the half hour journey was an eye opener, with murals painted on the side of buildings and loads of English/Union Jack flags flying around. We had organised to do a Black Cab tour around the city, getting an understanding of the political history here. There are heaps of tour companies, the one we ended up going ...