The Old Inn Crawfordsburn
Travel Blogs from Crawfordsburn
Today was such a great day simply because we took a black taxi tour of Befast where our tour guide John explained the whole history of Belfast and its issues between Catholics and Protestants, we then took a tour of the Protestants area and Murals and there is one mural which scared the **** out of us. John basically told us there is a gun pointing at us right now all ...
... they didn’t seem in danger. Other visitors had packed the crevices between some of the rocks with coins, grown green with age. David managed to get one free.
The walk up past the massive Organ formation (playing the music of the waves and surf) was perfumed by gorse and we were reminded by a sign that sheep farmers used to carry sodden sheep up here on their backs. It is a magical spot and we had a perfect day for it; almost summer-like warmth and clear ...
... who seek to continue/strengthen British rule over these six counties and who oppose any unification). But, though some things have held over, much has changed. There aren’t any no-go zones in the city or large scale terrorist operations or violent rioting. Some threats remain, of course—for instance, in December on the eve of Secretary of State Clinton’s visit to Northern Ireland a car and letter bomb were discovered and ...
... windy and the waves came up crashing really powerfully. You couldn't help but imagine how the ancient people who used to live here in times of yore couldn't help but come here to worship the sea, or something. I mean, that's what I felt like doing.
Second stop - Ballintoy Harbour.
Ballintoy Harbour is a bitty little fishing town, probably population of less than 100. It's also along the ...
Today was a day of seeing some of the more famous sites of Ireland. Karen managed to get us both seats on a tour bus that was taking the summer school students from Queen's University. The bus was packed and I was sitting next to a nice young lady from Orange County. She seemed to be really enjoying the experience. Our guide explained a lot of the things we were seeing, including the sheep, the ...
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