Crossing Carrick-a-rede

Another great day trip from Belfast is to the Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge in County Antrim. The bridge itself leads to Carrick-a-rede Island and was originally constructed by salmon fisherman. The bridge is 20m long and the drop down to the ocean would be approximately 30m. Of course I ended up visiting on an incredibly windy […]

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Walking with Giants

One of the best things about travelling to Belfast in Ireland, is the consequent close proximity to one of the most incredible UNESCO World Heritage Sites, The Giant’s Causeway. Apparently there is a perfectly rational explanation for why the basalt rocks formed in hexagonal columns (volcanic activity anyone?) but the Irish myths and legends are […]

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