The Old Inn Crawfordsburn
Travel Blogs from Crawfordsburn
Had a wonderful dinner tonight with Peters parents. Had beef, carrots, potatoes, and bread. It was a delicious Irish dinner. Peter then took us all down to his local pub, McBrides, for a pint of Guinness. Since it was my first time trying it, I opted for a 1/2 pint. I was actually surprised that I actually liked it. When it was finally time to head home at 10:30pm it was still actually light outside which was amazing!! Tomorrow....off to the Titanic Museum!! ...
... was "rebuilt" apparently in 1420.
Over the sea to Ireland
Last Saturday, we flew from Gatwick airport to Belfast and we are currently staying at my cousin Linda's on site caravan which is literally a stone throw to the water (Irish Sea) at Ballywalter. Weather has not been that good, but they have promised some sunshine later in the week, between 2 and 2:15pm I think!
We can ...
Stayed near the Queens University of Belfast. While waiting for an apartment to be available , walked to the Ulster Museum. Went right past it, no sign. Just two flags, finally turned around and figured that was the building. Just like the roads , very few street signs so navigation is less than ideal.
The museum provides a well layed out summary of the natural, historical and artistic development of the country. Especially, enjoyed the ...
... than the one that dominated the nightly news throughout my childhood. We heard about an alternative arts community that flourished despite serious restrictions, and continues to flourish. We learned about The Entries, which are narrow little alleyways dotted throughout Belfast, which used to be the entries into Belfast Castle. The castle is long gone, but these little corridors remain in the town, handy little unseen side streets to house pubs and other ...
... although we weren't really in any sort of hiking gear, and followed a path through a well wooded area. It was a bit of a challenge, because it had been raining off and on this week, and the trails were muddy. We finally pushed through to a clearing, and we were rewarded with a breathtaking view of the north cost of Belfast. We went just a bit farther and came across a Cave opening in the side of the cliff, a popular site on the trail. After the cave, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service