The Cottage - Belfast
Travel Blogs from Belfast
... raining again. Gee my heart was already beating as if I was getting on a rollercoaster ride. The bridge is aprox. 30 meters high and 20 meters to cross.
Well I crossed it. Of course two times. And I would do it again! The view was fabulous and......
it stopped raining when we were there. It started again when we left.
Ireland loves us.
We love Ireland.
PS Karten took over 200 pictures today. It's going to be hard to choose ...
... we were greeted by a lovely coach driver named Jerry who was pleasant and a great sport. Our first order of business was to drive in to the center of Belfast to locate our two newest group members (JP and Steven) and our city tour guide for the day - a man named Billy. JP and Steven had flown in from LAX and landed earlier that morning (probably about the time we were boarding the ferry). They had just enough time to head over to ...
... he was all for bringing down the gates and the giant walls but acknowledged it's all a bit of an unknown in how to do it safely, especially since every year they still all hold marches and bonfires and all sorts to commemorate all the **** that's gone on before.
It's all part of their lives still now even though it's not as violent at the moment. I asked him whether there were any pubs that I couldn't go into and he explained as soon as they heard my accent ...
... be aiming directly at you, it is one of the 5 original murals in this part of Belfast. It was a really insightful tour even if we were feeling a little worse for wear and the weather was quite miserable.
The guys that were staying at the hostel for the weekend left which was quite sad because we had a really good time with them.
The rest of the week was pretty relaxed at the hostel, I tried to get a bit of work done. On one of ...
... farmers market/craft show. I got a delicious peace of bread to tide me over for the rest of my walk, which ended up being quite long as I tried to get fancy with my route and ended up getting lost a few times. But as anyone who has travelled with me will know (especially you Nathan) it's not a Noah Schwartz vacation if you don't get lost at least as often as you find your way.
After much rambling, I made it to the Titanic Centre, passing by the ...
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