Backpacking in Scotland: My Best Memories

Where I grew up, in Bangor in Northern Ireland we were six miles from a coastal town called Donaghadee. From Donaghadee harbour, on a good day you could see Scotland. In fact you could see Scotland on a bad day. From Portpatrick to Donaghadee is fairly close and at one point, Northern Ireland and Scotland Read more about Backpacking in Scotland: My Best Memories[…]

The St. David ferry from Larne to Stranraer

World Borders: Getting the Ferry from Larne, Northern Ireland to Stranraer, Scotland (The 1980s…)

As I have mentioned before I always had a fascination with transport and travel. It was more the doing of it than the technical and manufacturing side. In the 1980s, back in them days Summer holidays would be spent in Northern Ireland (we would have seen no need to leave our home country). This meant Read more about World Borders: Getting the Ferry from Larne, Northern Ireland to Stranraer, Scotland (The 1980s…)[…]

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