Travel Blogs from Templepatrick
... introduced himself as Garmel, he was from Hungary, I said hi Garmel, I'm Gary from Australia. G meets G. We instantly struck up a conversation and all was good. Tonight was Garmels first night on the floor so when we went to order food he had to seek approval ( probably been on the dishes for 6 months) Thankfully he was allowed to serve the Aussies in the corner. Anyway we had a beautiful meal and a lovely bottle of red from Lebanon ( only wine I could ...
... made us some good food for dinner and we are currently trying our best to stay warm in our room. The man was not kidding... we don't think that the heater works at all. Brrr.
Next stop: North Coast of Northern Ireland
# of countries: 31
# of cities: 65
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... trouble was the bus was very warm and the air conditioning non existent so before long we all nodding off to the gentle Irish lilt. First stop just out of Belfast at Carrickfergus castle with its very short statue of William of Orange ...as he was 4'10 or thereabouts his wife Mary almost a foot taller!! Built right on the waterfront it was a beautiful sight. Nice wake up in the cold coastal wind. Back on board for a drive through the dales and along the coast some ...
30th-31st July We arrived at Belfast International airport yesterday and the security was pretty much non-existent. The passport officer didn't even mind that we did not have a leaving date for Ireland.... We met Sam's second cousin Billy at the airport and he took us back to his place. Billy has a country block 10 minutes from the Shankill. He is in the process of building the fourth house on the site for his grandson. Presently he has Steven (his son), ...
... walk down into the Causeway and it was extremely windy! To the point that it felt like it was taking your breath away. I walked backwards most of the way. But once in the Causeway it was calm and again the scenery was absolutely breathtaking! We were lucky enough to spend 2 hours here and then it was back on the road. We made a couple photo stops along the way at a castle and a really beautiful. ...
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