Travel Blogs from Downpatrick
... the call came for foot passengers to board and we made our way along an enormously long gangway and onto the ship. This ferry was at least three times larger than any of the ferries we had been on so far and had a health spa, cinema, eateries, quiet lounges and was more like a cruise ship in some aspects.
Interesting aspect as we disembarked and went to collect our luggage was the presence of armed police standing next to ...
Sitting at George Best Belfast City airport waiting for flight. Marks the end of tripping around the UK & Ireland with Joc. We have seen & done so much - 1489 km in Ireland & about 3380 miles n UK. Joc heading for home with stopover in Hong Kong. I'm staying in London for another ...
... br> We had to use a PIN to get in the Plus lounge and it was really nice. It had lots of nice lounges and chairs everywhere with lots of people relaxing and enjoying the place. There were windows surrounding the area looking out to the ocean and there was even a table in one corner with half a dozen computers to use the internet on. There was a food and drink area where you could help yourself to a small variety of food and drinks in fridges.
In the ...
... in carefully, and over the next
couple of hours the wind dropped to about a two, then for the last couple of
hours it all picked up again. Getting into Ardglass was easy, well lit passage
in. The wind was W then SW.
I observed the swell was not that big, about
.4meter, but because the period was about 8 to 10 seconds the effect on Kantara
was more significant. So rolling ground swell, with white horses and a bit
... over to meet me and we will be doing some traveling together. I cannot wait to share more about our adventure with you! It has been incredible. Thank you so very much to all those who helped make our adventure possible.
Oh, and even thought I missed the peace rock ceremony, I gave Dr. Campbell a rock that I received from the cutest 3 year old girl in Belfast to be placed in the peace garden.