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JohnKelly

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The Belfast's Of The World
« on: March 03, 2020, 07:48:36 AM »
It's never going to happen but I reckon it would be interesting to visit the Belfast's of this world and compare how the residents of those places live in comparison the the original Belfast in Northern Ireland.

Port Fairy in Victoria Australia was originally called Belfast and is a beautiful area with lots of Irish heritage,

https://www.portfairyaustralia.com.au/



Koroit is a short drive from Port Fairy and is a good old Irish town,

http://www.koroitirishfestival.com.au/

Belfast in Maine, USA, which look a nice part of the world.

https://cityofbelfast.org/

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Re: The Belfast's Of The World
« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2020, 09:06:48 PM »
There is also a Belfast in South Africa. I had my photo taken standing underneath the sign. ;)

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Re: The Belfast's Of The World
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2020, 02:23:24 AM »
There is also a Belfast in South Africa. I had my photo taken standing underneath the sign. ;)

Formerly ... Bergendal Farm.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Bergendal




https://www.sa-venues.com/attractionsmpl/berg-en-dal-monument.php




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Re: The Belfast's Of The World
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2020, 07:13:18 PM »
What about Belfast and Bangor, Maine u.s.a.
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Re: The Belfast's Of The World
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2020, 07:28:30 PM »
There is a DERRY in Newhampshire USA
Allan Shepherd  the first American in space was born there
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Re: The Belfast's Of The World
« Reply #5 on: March 10, 2020, 01:10:54 AM »
There is a Belfast in the Canadian maritime province of Prince Edward Island.

JohnKelly

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Re: The Belfast's Of The World
« Reply #6 on: March 10, 2020, 02:26:21 AM »
There is a Belfast in the Canadian maritime province of Prince Edward Island.

Thanks johnnymac, that is one Belfast I hadn't heard of and it looks a nice location,

http://www.ruralmunicipalityofbelfast.com/

I always reckoned that if I were to visit Canada, Prince Edward Island would be a must see.

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Re: The Belfast's Of The World
« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2020, 07:01:54 AM »
Londonderrys in Vermont and Connecticut. Also a Londonderry in Yorkshire.
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Re: The Belfast's Of The World
« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2020, 11:45:24 PM »
No, seems that you are mistaken and confused by your own statement "I don't think anywhere else has heard of the apprentice boys". When clearly they have.[/size]

Give her a few months to digest that   ;) Theres a Belfast in Jamaica by the way. 

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Re: The Belfast's Of The World
« Reply #9 on: March 12, 2020, 07:21:52 PM »
I flew over Prince Edward Island in the summer of 1978. I was on my way to Boston and was looking out for the island once the plane was over the Northumberland Strait. I was not disappointed. I had a beautiful view of the capital, Charlottetown, with the boats in the harbour bathed in sunshine. I always wanted to visit but haven't got round to it. Michael Portillo featured the island in one of his 'Great Railway Journeys' programmes. Who would not want to visit Green Gables or attend the music festivals during the summer months?

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Re: The Belfast's Of The World
« Reply #10 on: April 17, 2020, 01:27:20 PM »
I flew over Prince Edward Island in the summer of 1978. I was on my way to Boston and was looking out for the island once the plane was over the Northumberland Strait. I was not disappointed. I had a beautiful view of the capital, Charlottetown, with the boats in the harbour bathed in sunshine. I always wanted to visit but haven't got round to it. Michael Portillo featured the island in one of his 'Great Railway Journeys' programmes. Who would not want to visit Green Gables or attend the music festivals during the summer months?

Yes, an excellent presentation by Michael Portillo.

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Re: The Belfast's Of The World
« Reply #11 on: September 16, 2020, 04:49:59 PM »
Yes, an excellent presentation by Michael Portillo.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000g1dp

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Re: The Belfast's Of The World
« Reply #12 on: November 06, 2020, 01:53:13 AM »

Belfast, Ontario.








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Re: The Belfast's Of The World
« Reply #13 on: November 06, 2020, 03:20:13 AM »
Belfast, Ontario.



Did a Google and travelled along the Belfast Road in Belfast Ontario, definitely a rural farming area and judging by the size I reckon everyone would know each other.

Looks a nice spot.

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Re: The Belfast's Of The World
« Reply #14 on: November 06, 2020, 07:11:54 AM »
What about Belfast and Bangor, Maine u.s.a.

Had a two hour stopover in Bangor , Maine airport many years ago , donít know what itís like now but back then it would have been on a par with Belfast International but the food outlets were much better than Aldergrove.
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