Glendalough International Youth Hostel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Multilingual staff
- Concierge desk
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I woke up this morning to a massive headache! I tell you, I didn't drink much but it was enough to wake up regretting that part of the night-the rest was good; caught up with a friend from Gilroy who lives in Ireland, Michael. He took us on a walk through Dublin showing us the sights-very lovely! Dublin is a stunning city at night!
Last visit of the trip and not the most joyful ! We went to Glendalough to see monastic ruins. In fact, there were a part of a monastery with a round tower and also 7 churches. But now, there are only tombs which is a little creepy. To go to the cemetery, we passed through a calm road and it was quiet ...
After the hand weaving mill we headed to Glendalough Monastic City. It is the center of Irish Christianity. It was founded by St. Kevin. His grave marker was a big cross and it says if you can wrap your arms around the cross and your fingers touch you could make a wish. Of course my long arms I was able to hug it and I made a wish!! The views and old ruins through this city was amazing. It's just crazy to see things like ...
... were held, and what the conditions were like, and also where the executions took place. The tour had a very eerie feeling and was eye opening. Kids as young as 8 could be held in prison, but the youngest one was 5. That was really hard to see. After the tour we went to the Irish museum of modern art... The building was beautiful! I would have liked to do more, but it was still a wonderful ...
... one in years. But in England, as I said, no stop signs, almost no stop lights, round-abouts are the English and Irish solution to moving traffic through intersections. The physical look of a round-about is a big hump of earth or clump of trees or concrete circle with flowers planted in the middle of what for us would be an intersection. The hump or clump or concrete circle can be 10 feet or 20 yards in diameter.
Hang on to your steering wheel: You enter the ...