Summer holiday plans..

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We enjoyed a few days in Belfast 3 years ago.
I gave some details of a very interesting guided walking tour we did up the Falls Road and down the Shankhill Road on the TV Times thread.
Post # 5,742 if you're interested.
 

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We enjoyed a few days in Belfast 3 years ago.
I gave some details of a very interesting guided walking tour we did up the Falls Road and down the Shankhill Road on the TV Times thread.
Post # 5,742 if you're interested.
Cheers, I was thinking of doing the Black Cab tour rather than walk it but will bear that in mind
 

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Cheers, I was thinking of doing the Black Cab tour rather than walk it but will bear that in mind
No problem.
The walking tour was great, especially hearing the very different perspectives of our two guides.
It's not a very long walk, perhaps about 3 miles but it's done at a slow pace with various stops to see and hear about things of significance.
There's also comfort stop options if necessary.
I took mine in a Glasgow Rangers Supporter's Club bar. I didn't hang around for a drink though.
 

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I had a great 4 days in Belfast last weekend. Although thanks to Aer Lingus I got an extra night 😡

Such a great place and have mostly adopted tourism as their way of life. So many places worth going to and watching a genuine Irish band playing genuine live music that somehow included ABBA songs was top notch.

I did a couple of guided tours who tried so hard to be neutral but that is a real herculean task.

I went out to the Falls Road and the Shanklin Road on my own rather than use a guided tour. So much history from my teenage years and then moving to Aldershot and seeing it for real and so many battles remembered. Walking along the Peace Walls that are still locked at night.

My last morning was at the Titanic Museum. A lot more history that just the one ship.

Overall a top notch place to visit and 99% of the people will love to see you. But leave your politics behind!
 

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Back in the UK for 10 days from 13 August. Spending it with my daughter and my girlfriend. Think I'm going to miss my connection in Frankfurt though. I have a 55 minute layover, and I know how big and slow that airport can be.
 

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Back in the UK for 10 days from 13 August. Spending it with my daughter and my girlfriend. Think I'm going to miss my connection in Frankfurt though. I have a 55 minute layover, and I know how big and slow that airport can be.
Pack a sleeping bag.
Are you going to catch any City games.
 

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Has anyone been caught up in the carnage at airports either here or abroad. ?

I’ve heard a few horror stories from people I know about flying from or into Bristol, though that was usually the case before the pandemic !
 

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Has anyone been caught up in the carnage at airports either here or abroad. ?

I’ve heard a few horror stories from people I know about flying from or into Bristol, though that was usually the case before the pandemic !
Not airport, but exeweb legend scaramanga took a day to get from Exeter to Dover ferryport recently. This did include a breakdown though.
 
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