Monthly Archives: June 2016

Manchester to Edinburgh, Scotland

21 June 2016: Burnley FC, Lake District NP, Hadrian’s Wall and Southern Scotland On our way north from Manchester, we stopped in the town of Burnley to see the Burnley FC Stadium, Elle’s favorite team. The stadium was under construction … Continue reading

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Liverpool and Manchester

19 – 20 June 2016: The Beatles and Manchester United Father’s Day was a travel day for us with a single goal, get from our hotel in Dublin to our hotel in Manchester without any problems – mission accomplished. Once … Continue reading

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Belfast

17 – 18 June 2016: Downtown and the Titanic We walked downtown for dinner and a tour the city. City Hall was quite impressive. Belfast is smaller than Dublin but it struck us as more modern. While it does not … Continue reading

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The Northern Coast

17 June 2016: The Glenveagh NP fail became Northern Coast success Today did not go as planned, it went better. We planned to drive northeast to Glenveagh National Park and castle before moving on to Belfast for the night. On … Continue reading

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Londonderry/Derry, Northern Ireland

16 June 2016: Sunday Bloody Sunday Today we needed to make up some lost time and unfortunately cut out a few planned stops on our way to Londonderry in Northern Ireland, part of the United Kingdom. We were surprised to … Continue reading

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Galway City to Londonderry

 16 June 2016: Sligo and Donegal Sligo Sligo to Donegal Donegal  

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Galway City

15 – 16 June 2016: A Vibrant Small Town We spent the evening after the Cliffs in the town of Galway. Our hotel was in the heart of it all along the river. Live music played in the streets at … Continue reading

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The Cliffs of Moher

15 June 2016: The Jewel of Ireland We arrived at our final destination of the day in the early evening after an adventurous drive through the rural back roads to see with our own eyes where the ocean meets land … Continue reading

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King John’s and Bunratty Castles

15 June 2016: County Limerick Today was full of adventure. The first half of the day was spent in County Limerick. We travelled north from Killarney to Limerick City where we walked about the city and visited King John’s Castle. … Continue reading

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Killarney

14 – 15 June 2016: The Start and End After completing the Ring we checked into our hotel, The Lake Hotel, which as you might have guessed overlooks a lake, Lough Leane. With a brief rest, we walked into downtown … Continue reading

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