Travel Blogs from Derry
Today we start the northern portion of our Shamrocker tour. Unfortunately this meant a lot of driving. We had to make it to Derry to spend the night. We all got comfortable and settled in for the long drive. We drove through the beautiful mountain countryside as we made our way.
We stopped at the National Famine Memorial in Murrisk. Today …
Today started with a sleep in & then a bit of a mad rush (by Dane, he very kindly left me to sleep) down to the car park to extend our ticket time that expired at 8:30! After organising some breakie & checking out we walked around Londonderry collecting clues for a geocache & seeing some pretty awesome sights along the way.
I had what I call a productive lazy day today.
A day where I got my book, I got my lunch and I went and sat down at the festival and did not much for a long time.
It was nice to relax for a while, because I am moving on tomorrow and who knows what that will hold!
Very short entry today, because I need to pack up my bag and we all know how long that is going to take!
Lisa xo ...
... bag and held it up for the wee little boy to play with. He stayed amused and I knew I wasn’t getting robbed.
I stayed put for ages, leaning on a very bumpy pole until some guy sitting on the bench seat leaned down and asked me how I could read when there was so much noise.
“If I don’t like it, I don’t listen” simple.
We got talking about travel, and what I was doing and my trip and such.
And, no word of ...
... to read with kids around. It’s drives me mad I tell you!
It was a really good exhibition!
Then I wandered around a bit. As one does.
And eventually found myself back at the hostel with food.
You can work out what happened from there on….I played Poker! No, I actually did. Not well because the other 5 people were speaking French but hey!
That’s what happens when you go to Hostels.
Lisa xo ...