NOT THE LONG WAY UP DAY 15 Fin.

NOT THE LONG WAY UP DAY 15 Fin.

Well ….. that was a siege . There was no doubt we were in debt to the weather gods , but boy did they extract the interest. Today’s spin was to have been done over 2 days in a more meandering fashion. However the forecast was so bad we compressed the route to 100km...
NOT THE LONG WAY UP DAY 14

NOT THE LONG WAY UP DAY 14

The penultimate day 😳. Weather held but trying not to look at tomorrow’s forecast.. Great night in Ardara lovely B N B (the Atlantic lodge 10/10) , early start as planned to get Buncrana ferry and did not want to do a “doc Lewis” The run out of ardara right up to...
NOT THE LONG WAY UP DAY 13

NOT THE LONG WAY UP DAY 13

Big day out .. Donegal roads are heavy! Stayed in fairly poor B n B in Grange last night , above pub on main road. Suffice to say no room to park a Bentley outside. They didn’t do food on a Monday night so we phoned for a takeaway which never turned up. Pot noodle was...
NOT THE LONG WAY UP DAY 12

NOT THE LONG WAY UP DAY 12

Well, the child of Prague and sleeping Joseph must have pulled together today. The sun came out ! however the (head) wind persisted and it was cold at times. Last night we had stayed in a beautiful Hotel/B+B in Ballycastle , the Stella Maris . Hosted by Rolf who has...
NOT THE LONG WAY UP DAY 12

NOT THE LONG WAY UP DAY 12

Well, the child of Prague and sleeping Joseph must have pulled together today. The sun came out ! however the (head) wind persisted and it was cold at times. Last night we had stayed in a beautiful Hotel/B+B in Ballycastle , the Stella Maris . Hosted by Rolf who has...
NOT THE LONG WAY UP DAY 11

NOT THE LONG WAY UP DAY 11

Well that was a rude awakening from our alternative dimension where Ireland has sun everyday… showers was the forecast … more on that later. A good night in the Tower bar and restaurant with M and J last night. We were quite restrained on the vino as we knew we had to...