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Monthly Archives: October 2018

On to Belfast

Big Belfast usually takes a back seat to Dublin, but it is a capital city in its own right with some interesting sites and experiences, like the Titanic Belfast. The RMS Titanic, along with her sister ship the Olympic,¬†were constructed in specially built dry docks by Harland and Wolff Shipbuilders on Queen’s Island, which is … Continue reading »

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The Giant’s Causeway

Even though Londonderry was a disappointment, Northern Ireland does have some amazing places. When we were in Ireland the last time, we did not have time to make it up to the northern extreme. This time, however, we had made it. One of nature’s most amazing geologic formations can be found on the island’s north … Continue reading »

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Northern Ireland at Last

Today we are technically leaving the Republic of Ireland for Northern Ireland, one island, but two countries. Ireland has a long and bloody past do to civil war and invasions. I remember as a child in school learning about “The Troubles” as the Irish call them. the seventies, eighties, and nineties were bad times in … Continue reading »

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