The Portpatrick Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
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Wednesday was beautifully sunny, though still cool. The
temperature only climbed to 17 degrees. The sun shining does affect my mood
greatly, making me have faith once more in Mother Nature!
My intention for my first stop was Dunskey Gardens but as it
was early I followed my nose, and some sign posts, to Killantringan Lighthouse,
a mile or so along a very narrow road. There is no ...
... whole bus load off besides us and another lady off at the ferry to Belfast which had been cancelled due to gale force winds. No body was happy about it at all but the three of us head to stranear to get dropped off. (Friday 3rd) At 6:30 in the morning there is nothing open so we resorted to Pringles in the bus shelter while we waited for the bus to portpatrick at 6:50. We were not surprised that there was also nothing open at portpatrick but we found a local new agent and ...
... bus but we couldn't figure out where we were located. The cab driver asked me if I was Maori. I was surprised but told him not quite. I'm Cook Island. His response was, you guys all look the same. That I found amusing. I haven't heard anything regarding islanders then we get to Ireland and we all look the same. He dropped us to the B&B and we weren't too sure it was the correct one because there were no signs. It looked like an average house and it was ...
... some welding. It was a successful morning and also included a £42 spend at ASDA. We are mindful that we won't find many ASDAs or TESCOs in the Scottish Islands!
In the evening we had hoped to join Richard and his mates for some racing but unfortunately there was not enough wind so we sought comfort in the bar instead. As we were sipping our second pint of Guinness another ...
At some point the doors of the reception area were opened and we were escorted outside and into the marquis tent where the dinner was to be served. We were seated at different tables so we had a chance to meet different people, but also with at least one person we know.. in my case me and Judy together with some young couples who were friends of the bride. A very nice mix. I was envious of one very nice young ...