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Giant's Causeway

The story goes that Irish Giant Finn MacCool built these stepping stones across the sea to reach Scotland to challenge the Scottish Giant - Benandonner. The hexagon shaped rock formations of the causeway were caused by solidified lava from an ancient volcano formed about 60 million years ago.
Our last stop - Northern Ireland

August 1st 2011
Northern Ireland - Belfast. Kevin's mother and father came over to Canada from Belfast in the 1950's, several years before the troubles of Northern Ireland. Kevin's brother Michael and sister Margaret were born in Belfast. Much family still lives in Belfast and we were very fortunate to stay and visit with some of Kevin's father's family for 1 week. We were spoiled with food ... read more
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British Flag Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
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