The Abbey Hotel
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... of Killybegs turns out to be fairly close to one of the other natural formations on our Ireland map - Slieve League - the highest sea cliffs in Europe.
The Seaview B&B is really nice and the landlady immediately started the log fire in the communal lounge for us. Mum and Dad went back out into the cold to buy some tea - Sunday night is Pizza night called Tristan. And so it was pizza as the first place that we found was Indian/Fish&Chips/Hamburgers/Kebabs ...
... names I had heard over the years. We visited Bogside, the largely Catholic side of Londonderry. Amazing murals on the walls of the houses. The memorial to the hunger strikers who died in prison (more familiar names) in 1981. Another memorial, to Bloody Sunday, Jan 1972.
Then we went to the excellent museum that gave us the history from Roman times - Romans, Vikings and Normans all came to Derry. All the way to ...
We woke up early and headed to the beach again to do some rock climbing. It was my first time doing "real" rock climbing, by that I mean not at a mall. It was really fun and very terrifying. I fell one time, but it's okay because I didn't get hurt. It was really fun. After this, we went back to the house and had lunch. After this we packed up and headed back to Dublin. Another long drive ahead. Overall, it was a really good and relaxing weekend. Exactly what I needed. ...
Let the adventure begin. We started the day with a lovely breakfast and then headed to our first activity. We went hiking. We were led by one of the locals and his dog. It was nice to experience nature and go for a nice peaceful walk. He walked for about two hours and then stopped and had lunch. After this, a bus took us to the beach. We had an hour to hang out on the beach. It was so peaceful and pretty. After this we went on ...
... after row after row in a tiny space), we imagine Portrush gets very busy and noisy in the summertime. It is a place that Northern Irelanders like to spend their holiday. We finally got up and stretched and were thankful we could still move our bodies after yesterday's activities. Today was going to be a lot less strenuous: drive to Bruckless, County Donegal. We were first in the dining room for breakfast and had the mini Ulster Fry (1 egg versus 2... And I requested mine ...