Chapter 2-Day 11-Derry to Sligo August 13th 2011 SOUTHERN IRELAND
The pace of the tour since we have been in Ireland has slowed down a bit. The weather is still a mixture of rain and overcast conditions. In Scotland the temperature ranged between 9-15 degrees, its definitely warmer here, despite the unsettled weather it would be high teens/low twenties (no wonder they are the emerald isles).
We left Derry at 10.15am, before leaving we had ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Sligo » Sligo Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. English invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than se... ... read more
Since our Big OE a few years back we've done a bit of a travel blog when we've been away from home. Enjoy reading and reflecting on our adventures and also great way to let family and friends know how we're going. Our latest break was to Melbourne for an 9 day Racing tour featuring the iconic Melbourne Cup meeting...... full info