The Old Schoolhouse Inn
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... were free to roam the vessel. Some played video games in the arcade, some literally roamed every nook and cranny of the ferry, while others played foozeball or cards. The rest chose to catch up on some sleep until it was time for us to have our lunch on board. There were quite a few different options for lunch choices, but the majority (myself included) opted for the fish and chips (when in Rome, I guess!) When we made it to ...
... tiny little villages all of which are dotted with pink biking features and bunting in anticipation for the upcoming Giro d'Italia bike race and up to look at Dunluce Castle. We didn't have time to go in which was a bit **** since it looked awesome but got a chance to all get off the bus and take a few snaps. Picture a massive ruined castle perched on a cliff over the sea - that's exactly what it was. A stunning silhouette and backdrop against the sea.
From there is was ...
... largest public art sculpture in Belfast in Thanksgiving Square, it is a symbol of hope and aspiration, peace and reconcilliation. Her position on the globe signifies a unified approach to life on this earth. The aim of the sculpture is to bring people together and change hearts and minds, to make bridges across the divides in the community which is a very important theme across Belfast.
The Big Fish, a 10 metre long printed ...
... wealthy emigrants.
On April 2nd, 1912 the Titanic left Belfast for its maiden voyage - and ultimately it's doom. The museum focused mainly on the construction of the ship, as this was the part that took place in Belfast, but also told the story of its sinking. It featured the transcripts of the telegraphs sent from the crew, including the iconic SOS, as well as audio recordings of survivors telling their stories.
Ultimately, only 713 ...
... for an ice cream. Back on the bus we were to head to the Bushmills distillery but were informed it had closed early so we would only be driving by it. I felt somewhat cheated at this as already the tour seemed considerably less than advertised. Britt and Brandy had free passes for a causeway tour but this tour had sounded like it included a lot more, and had been recommended in guide books so we had chosen it. Considering the time constraints at each stop and omitting ...
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