The Bangor Bay Inn
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... made with strangers will leave a most lasting impression because they spent time. Face to face time. Connection. There was a time that had nothing to do with the Internet and I'm grateful for that reminder. Thank you, Bangor.
And thank you, Rocketman, for bringing me back to this part of the world to remember not just you but me too. <3
Home now. Until the next trip:
May love and laughter light your days,
... snaps of the pretty town hall and set off for a stroll before the sun went down. We headed north and found some nice little narrow streets with loads of street art and bars. First impressions were all really positive! My mate Andy was from Derry so had spent a bit of time in Belfast and had recommended a few bars and restaurants. We were pretty peckish so we headed to Andy's recommended Potted Hen restaurant just behind a big cathedral. It was packed so we had to sit at the bar, ...
... first house, across the street from our window, holds the mural of William the Orange, the Scottish king responsible for conquering the north part of the Island and bringing Ulster to Northern Ireland. He defeated the Irish at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690, which is the cause of the Loyalist celebration on July 12th which is one of the biggest leading causes of current riots, protests, and violence.
We then made our way across the M2 ...
... place to spend a couple of hours. It was the grand opening of the new visitor center and free for everyone so was VERY crowded and noisy while we there.
Arriving in Belfast, we headed to the Titanic Exhibition, built on the spot where the infamous liner was built in the early 1900's. The building is a unique design and they have many artifacts and dioramas to view. A souvenirs later and it was off to our hotel for a quiet ...
... every one of you who sponsored us. I know you agree that the Robin Menary Foundation is a very worthwhile trust and as I hope you have seen, we earned every penny. We wish all of Robin's family every success for the future as you continue to raise awareness for Brain Tumour Research, we are with you every step of the way...
Neil Armstrong and Craig McGuicken