The Portpatrick Hotel
Travel Blogs from Portpatrick
When I thought of Ireland (before I came here) I thought it was grey skies every. Single. Day.
BOY was I wrong.
Today is the 5th day I have had nothing but blue skies. Am I the only one going mad at the thought of this?
We didn’t wake til midday today because of an intake of a drink last night (let’s not go any further into ...
Well getting up early was not something that happened today.
For any of us.
We did get up though, about midday and had a fry up.
So fatty, but so good!
Laura had offered to take me to see a few things today, which was very kind of her so Laura, Gareth, Glenn and I piled into her little car and we drove.
As some of you may know, well…none of you because I ...
... wipers being on opposite sides; how to
adjust the volume on the radio etc! I also did not have a decent map! Despite
all this, I made it to Portpatrick.
of the way on the A702, I was very pleased when I passed the sign indicating my
entry into Dumfries and Galloway. I stopped for lunch at the Clatteringshaws
Loch Visitor Centre. A short walk along the loch’s edge leads you to Bruce’s
... nothing dried. We packed up, had breakfast and off we went. The rain had stopped over night and the wind had calmed down. We walked through the pine plantation to come across numerous trees that have come down over the path, so we had to weave our way through the pines. Eventually we made it on to the track and we were off heading for the summit of Craig Airie Fell. The view from the summit was amazing as we could see where we walked from in previous days and where we ...
... 2 7 2 5, my total mileage for my 34 day trip! Vital averages: total trip - 80 miles per day, last twenty days - 90 miles per day! Awesome adventure accomplished with no crashes and no punctures! Full steam ahead to the next adventure....
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