Villa Rose Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... Arriving in Derry we were greeted by Jason's second cousin Sydney bell and his wife Mabel. They were so lovely and very Irish! It took a few hours to adjust our ears to be able to speak and listen to the strong Irish accent but after that we were fine! They took us out for breakfast and paid for it- too kind! Then we went to their house and they showed us our room for the next 3 nights- it was a beautiful big ...
... names I had heard over the years. We visited Bogside, the largely Catholic side of Londonderry. Amazing murals on the walls of the houses. The memorial to the hunger strikers who died in prison (more familiar names) in 1981. Another memorial, to Bloody Sunday, Jan 1972.
Then we went to the excellent museum that gave us the history from Roman times - Romans, Vikings and Normans all came to Derry. All the way to ...
... pub, ate dinner, talked and had a few drinks and then returned to the coach meeting point.
Here while waiting for the coach we meet a very drunk crazy Irish guy and had a bit of a chat with him until the coach arrived. The coach then took us back to the hotel. At the hotel i went back to the room, dropped off stuff and then went to the bar area, got a drink and used the WiFi in the lobby with a drink in hand. It was a nice quiet night, and i got to bed about 11pm.
... 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 ...
I actually arrived in Derry early Wednesday afternoon, after spending the morning walking around the Giant's Causeway. It was during the drive from the Causeway to Derry that I saw how epic Irish rain could be. I could not believe the amount of rain I was seeing; it would put a tropical monsoon to shame. I had intended to hang around in Portstewart or some other lovely little northern seaside town, but the rain had beaten me. So I headed straight into Derry.
Derry is a lovely ...