The Glens Hotel
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... to rain (again!) so just a quick stop.
Another challenge finding our way to our home for the night. So, an early dinner and early night.
Busy time tomorrow as we head to Belfast.
It was drizzling again when we woke up this morning. After breakfast we headed off to Carrickfergus Castle, but it was still closed, couldn't even get into car park it was closed for a big bike event, lots of bikes here Jenni, Harley's too. Took some photos, rain getting heavier so back in the car and we took the Causeway Coastal Route, which took us through some gorgeous little seaside villages, very pretty in a rugged sort of way. ...
... So, when the GPS says 'Sue Per Vah Loo', you would naturally think it is another village. Nope, that is her way of pronouncing Super Valu Grocery store. So much for taking language lessons from a machine.
After leaving Killybegs, and successfully crossing a bridge that left 3 inches on either side of my side mirrors (twice!!) we drove west to our first stop, Slieve League. Here the cliffs are the highest in Europe. I had to ...
... in the first half of September so we plan to resume our passage when after all that.
This morning we agonised a bit, discussed options and decided to motor for half an hour South, moor and go ashore at Cushendall. The engine complained but didn't konk out. Unfortunately the outboad motor for the tender wasn't happy and we weren't prepared to risk breaking down half way to shore, so we are back on board reading, praticing Ukelele and what have you until 5am ...
... br> All we did in Bushmills today was go to the Tourist office to arrange accommodation. We found another quiet B&B, this one out of Cushendall in the midst of the Antrim glens. The view from our bedroom is of the Red Bay, yet another pretty bay, with fields, a few houses and cliffs.
On the suggestion of our hostess we booked at the local ...