Travel Blogs from Newry
... fine print.
They don’t run on Mondays.
But I wasn’t going to waste a day.
So I went to the info shop and asked what there was actually to do here.
And there was a walk.
So I filled up my drink bottle and went a-walking.
And they were not bloody kidding when they said the first part was steep!!!
I stopped 3 times on the way up and then (it was too hot) I had a kip in a little hut.
Never again am I starting ...
... then continued on our way through Larne and Belfast. Belfast was peak hour traffic so we didn't stop. Went through the Northern Ireland town of Bangor which is the town the song was probably written about. It is a party town but we kept going looking for a quiet seaside town with a local pub. None to be found! We crossed to south of the peninsular on a ferry and continued till I found a B&B sign in the country down a lane way. Lovely older couple who ...
After loading the bike into the crate and strapping her securely she was forklifted onto a truck ready for the run to Dublin to join Jochens bike in the depot there where they would be loaded onto a Bucharest bound vehicle.
As I write this the bikes have been in Romania since Thursday last so by lunchtime this coming Friday May 30 we should be saddled up and ready to roll.
... is a castle: Coppingers Court. This must have been a fancy castle in its day . It was a 4 story house and was built by Sir Walter Coppinger in the 17th century. He was a moneylender and had the reputation of hanging people who disagreed with him. According to legend he told his staff to burn down the house if he does not return before a certain hour. (he had a dispute with a neighbour) - ...
... cow. I can't believe I never noticed how lucky I am - I have FAR too much stuff. I literally cried my eyes out looking at it all. Cant even fathom how im going to choose what to wear from now on - Im used to having like 5 outfits! My room is just amazing, plus, I have flowers in it :) Got into my huge double bed (literally, the best bed in the world) and was SO HAPPY that I literally had tears rolling down my face, and was asleep within seconds! (even if i ...