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... were hugs and shrieks of excitement. We crossed over very slowly I may add (it's Fockin high) and then decided we should just cross back and call it a day. On the way back over, funny guy Trevor starts bouncing up and down behind me. I nearly soiled myself as the bridge started rocking up and down. With a sort of possessed demon esque voice, my head spun backwards (Trevor maintains that my shoulders didn't move one bit) and I said STOP in the lowest voice you've ever ...
... our way to the bus station to figure out our journey details for tomorrow and then headed back to the hostel. John 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.
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... move past sectarian lines to a united north. We all got to help draw a mural in their studio which was pretty awesome. You can see in the pictures that I drew a straight line, and I did a pretty good job if I may say so myself. Haha. :)
Later in the evening we went on a tour of the Stormont Buildings (NI parliament building). We sat in the upper and lower assembly rooms which was awesome. I took photos and apparently it was a big deal that we weren't supposed to. ...
... would highly recommend that people visit coming to Ireland make a point to head to Northern Ireland and to get off the beaten track by coming to Derry. The city is still off the radar for many, including the Irish themselves.
After our tours we headed out and about the city for our own exploring. We walked the river, crossed the recently opened Peace Bridge, and stumbled upon an even sponsored by the Boy Scouts. Everything from ...
... I mean the potatoes in Ireland were good, but not THAT good!
After eating we toured the museum and went outside to walk the exact shipyard where the Titanic was built.
We headed to Dublin next to have dinner at the Abbey Tavern. We had a traditional Irish dinner of corned beef and cabbage and apple cobbler. They had a Irish band and set dancers perform. It was the perfect ending to our trip.