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Travel Blogs from Dublin
... I stopped at a few pubs along the way in the hope that someone knew who Colm was.
For a musical city, Colm has got to be the most unknown name ever!
I was losing hope, and decided to cheer myself up by sending postcards to some friends around the globe.
And then after another night wandering, i settled in a pub.
And got talking to some lovely ...
... But proving I came into IRE on the 23rd of June without a ticket is a lot harder than I thought. Thankfully for me, the guy was kind and took my word for it.
I wasn't even trying to be a 'good traveller' I JUST WANTED THE STAMP!
But luckily I got all that sorted, and then spent my evening doing what I do best. Tracking down Colm Keegan...I need to stop before I get a restraining order hahaha.
... very famous GPO, so we decided to do a hop on hop off bus tour, even though Terry is not very keen on being herded around. Plus, it was raining.
I think it is a very civilized way to see a city - sitting down, dry, and being told what you are looking at. We saw all the sights, took a few crooked photos and learnt a lot.
We hopped off at ...
... of Irish drinks from beers, to ales, to spirits. There were live bands in each pub, and the last one was probably the best. It was full of locals dancing and singing away and having a great time celebratingt their history. One pub did refuse us entry due to the fact that we were tourists and not locals … seemed rather harsh haha, but oh well.
We ended the night back at our hostel, whom also had a live Irish band playing the local music well into the night.
... of paint and rock designs. The lights get turned off so you can see a re-creation of the sun lighting the room. It is just a thin strip of light, but you can actually see when it is illuminated like that. Once the light goes off, it is pitch black inside. Really a marvelous piece of history to share with the world-
The boys elected to walk back 2 miles to the center, but I couldn't wait that ...