Villa Rose Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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... a few cultural observations. First of all, Belfast and Londonderry/Derry have a very different accent from Dublin or other Irish accents with which I am more familiar. It’s very sing-songy and difficult for me to understand but sounds kind of nice. A second is that some of the foods here are similar to what are considered typically American or more specifically “Southern”. Burgers topped with pulled pork, pulled pork ...
... very lush setting. To our good fortune, there was also a busy café serving up freshly made sandwiches that were quickly dispatched when they finally arrived, together with the ever-popular side serve of potato chips and salad. After lunch, our journey rejoined the N15 heading north to County Donegal. We continued around the coast a bit further, venturing out to Mullaghmore, a small village where a castle (once the home of Lord Louis Mountbatten) was ...
... the wind was so strong! But we made it back home, where the guys had finished sorting out the song they were playing with, so we ended up getting a bit of a jam happening with them. They were both very good guitarists and Darren gave us some tips, lessons and exercises we could practice to strengthen our fingers, and I even learnt a couple of chords in the DADGAD tuning. They showed us the song they were working on, which was quite beautiful. Ciaran has a very nice voice, and it ...
... stations" which are mix of pagan and Christian symbology and ritual. Saw an ancient priest's hole in a graveyard where an abbey had been located -- an Anglican Church was built generally on the site in 1912. The PM was again in the vicinity, attending a family function at a local hall. Tonight dinner at the hotel followed by a tin whistle lesson (I only came for the tin whistle we get to keep ;-) ) and some Irish ...
My first day in Derry was so much fun!! *Sidenote* - it is called Londonderry/Derry because the Catholics call it Derry and the Protestants call it Londonderry. I don't really call it Derry because I'm Catholic but really because it is easier to say. :)
So anyway, the first day was really cool. We woke up early to go get iLink passes which are our bus passes. Luckily our professor, Dr. O, bought them for us! After that we went to the mall! I felt like I was at ...