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... his job is to herd tourists at the pier and get them on the boats. He spent all day doing this accompanied by another little dog that just ran along side. Very amusing.
An interesting old chuch from the 11th (?) century was near the shore but built in a large pit so the Vikings would not see it as they passed by.
The boat ride back wasn't as bad as we were going with the waves. We struck up a conversation with ...
... little donkey sporting bangs. Children could sit on him and have their photo taken. The owner's mutt jumped up on the donkey's back at one point and began licking his mane- the donkey never blinked.
Talked to a photographer about his work He showed us what the Galway hooker boats look like, and told us about the races that are so popular. With a name like Galway hooker, we were very curious to see ...
... back. Hmm. It's raining, heavy enough all right. Thankfully we are right beside a roadside rest stop. It's time for lunch anyway (Burger King tastes way better in Ireland!) and I start making calls. Not really getting anywhere with anyone. Roadside assist won't be there for 2 hours at least. Then McGiver (aka George and a lad in the gas station) kicks in with a cheap, small wiper, a few zip ties and some black electrician's tape. Right you ...
... found my way to a quite bed and breakfast. The crass old man who owned the B&B with his wife couldn't understand, as he put it, "why the feck," I wanted to come to Ireland. My interest in Irish culture, their song, their land, the ancient ruins and the Atlantic Ocean did not satisfy him. So I gave up trying to convince him. He went on to tell me Ireland was a cold and miserable place and of his future plan to move to North Dakota and to work on ...
... to listen to on train journeys
SO YOU GET TO DO THE BEST STUFF AVAILABLE
- THEN decide exactly what you're going to do when we get there (book anything that you really want to do in case it’ll be booked out!!!)
- Brush up on the languages so there's less difficulty communicating!
- Can buy travel guides and phrase books to help! I ...