Travel Blogs from Howth
... Steve is another friend from undergrad that I knew before meeting Laura. I love when you get the feeling of how small our world can be :) . We all had a beer then I ran out of the bar a little after 12, realizing I needed to pack my bag for my very early departure from Dublin the next morning. All in all aa great day filled with wonderful people. Dublin was a great place to visit and im sure it had a lot to do with all the people who took the time to show me around ...
... awesome ( was not looking forward to that) and continued on. We came up to a map that outlined the entire walking path area and this is when we found out the lighthouse was in fact not the one the book mentioned and the cliffs were not skipped, we still had to do them. Sigh.
By this time we had been walking for 2 or 2.5 hours through the lovely trees and hills. I had to pee really bad. So we walked up the street a bit hoping to find ...
... many of the changes that rocked Ireland since the late 18th century have been echoed in the history of the prison. For example, during the potato famines, vagrants would be rounded up in the streets and arrested. Often times, prisoners would purposefully offend in front of the authorities, as prison at least provided a roof over their head and one solid meal a day.
The most interesting history of the prison, however, echoes the various uprisings ...
Wednesday was my last full day in Dublin, and Steve suggested that we (Carol, Don & me) take the train to Howth.
Great idea - I got to see the sea again after a whole year, and it was suitably windy but not quite stormy.
Howth is a quaint little village, very old looking and with a slow, relaxed feel to it. A place I could be quite happy living in if I didn't have to leave it too often.
We went up ...
... of breakfast included in the price of the accommodation, as a full Irish Breakfast is grand. Today on our travels we saw Dublin Castle, The Guinness Storehouse, many churches and museums and the area of Temple Bar, but the highlight of the day was the tour of the Kilmainham ...
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