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Travel Blogs from Portpatrick
... br> “You’re still paler” is the response I got. Not true. I was not that pale.
But I was whiter than the sand.
I sunbaked with Lydia (in tights, boots, a dress and glasses) for a while.
But uhhh…me forgots sunscreen.
Only a wee bit of my arms, but I cried…I want to be pale not pink!
... 8217;t mentioned it…I am travelling Ireland on what I call my Celtic Connections tour.
Basically I listened to Celtic Thunder, wrote down all the places they mentioned and am going to all of them. And a few others too.
But I was on my way to Carrickfergus – stop one on my Celtic Connections tour.
We went to the Castle and learnt about the history and the people. It ...
... mainland Scotland,
The Mull of Galloway. This lighthouse was built in 1830 by Robert Stevenson and
stands 99 metres above sea level. The tower was closed so I walked around the
outside, down to the fog horn. The RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of
Birds) have 2 camera on the cliff face here, recording the many seabirds nesting
in the area. A true balancing act for some!
... diagonally left to try and rectify it. It was exhausting fighting the wind the whole time. Every now and then it would get behind you and push you along but that hindered me as I lost my footing coming down a steep section to almost save it and get blown off balance to roll my ankle and take a tumble! Despite the challenge of the wind the scenery was fabulous, we finally began to venture inland, the winds were still prominent but nowhere as harsh. As the day went on the ...
... coast with plenty of cool dips in the sea.
As I bade farewell to my cycling companion James at our grassy hilltop wild camping spot in Slovenia, I knew I had some big miles ahead of me in order to catch up on lost time and make my date with Niall. Venice (bridge and steps galore; not designed for cycle tourers!), Nice (where I met friends Alec and Megan for coffee and croissants) and Monaco (country number 50 for me!) were quick stops ...