Ireland Day 6
Trip Start Jul 05, 2008
13Trip End Jul 20, 2008
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Today started out with us finding our way out of Belfast in the morning. Driving pass the murals reminded me of the black cab tour we had yesterday.
Our first stop was at Glenariff National Park. Here we took the waterfalls walk. This took us deep into the tundra along a series of challenging pathways along the river. The water was flowing rapidly along the stream which was a beautiful sight after not seeing rapids since i was a boy back at home in Victoria. There were two waterfalls along this walk which joined at a fork into one river. Both were very powerful and impressive.
From there we continued north until we reached the rope bridge at carrick-a-reide
Next on our journey was the Giants Causeway. This consisted of about 6 different naturally formed attractions in an area of about 2kms. These included a giants boot, an organ, a wishing seat, chimneys, an old lady and something else i forgot the name of. We spent a good couple of hours mucking around these rock formations. They were basically formed by volcanic action millions of years ago along the coast to form these hexagon pilon type structures. Hopefully i can sort out some photos to try and get on here soon. The internet is a bit hexy at the moment, sorry.
Anyway, after that we headed back to our hostel for the night. Wow, what a hostel, beautiful views all round of the coast, and sitting here at 10pm, yes thats Ten o'clock at night! Watching the sun set over the western sky. Nice and peaceful so far.
That brings me to an end of another day of shenanigans.
Catch you later.