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Dragonfly Day

To be completely honest, I’ve never really thought about where Dragonflies come from.  But if I had thought about it, I probably would have said they hatched from eggs and then … I don’t know … grew up … in … Continue reading

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The Giant’s Causeway

We’ve always wanted to see the Giant’s Causeway, so we absolutely had to include in on our itinerary for this trip. We had considered renting a car, but in the end (fortunately) we opted for a bus tour to spare … Continue reading

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Belfast

We took the train to Belfast late yesterday, and checked into our hotel before having a light meal and retiring early.  We’ve been traveling for over a week now, so today we decided it was time for a quiet day.  … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous

When we were planning this trip, people kept asking us what we planned to do for a full week in Dublin – as if you could possibly see everything that Dublin (or any other city) has to offer in a … Continue reading

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Poolbeg Lighthouse

It was another walking day today as we decided to visit Poolbeg lighthouse, which is described as an “iconic red lighthouse reachable by a lengthy seawall that attracts sightseers, anglers & cyclists”. It looked reasonably close.  It wasn’t. But it … Continue reading

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Deep Dive

If you are ever in Dublin, I would highly recommend visiting the National Museum of Ireland – Archaeology. Compared to some, it’s fairly small, but it has excellent displays that delve into Irish history, from the Neolithic through the Vikings … Continue reading

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Tuesday in Dublin – Part 2

Amazingly, some of us weren’t interested in a 20 km walk yesterday, so we split up for the day. While we were walking in the park, J & D explored the Viking/Medieval area of Dublin. I mentioned earlier that we … Continue reading

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