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5. Kinsale - seaside loveliness

A travel blog entry by flyrina


Last stop on our trail today is to watch the sunset in the beautiful coastal town of Kinsale. The city is set around a large harbour on the estuary of the River Bandon and is filled with yachts and fishing boats and is known for hosting international sailing events. We walked down the narrow streets filled with colorful, upmarket ...

Friday, learning the history of Kinsale

A travel blog entry by drbrn60


... pictures of the place and she said we were welcome to. Diane also asked if we could take a picture of her with us. She was kind of shy about it because her hair was fairly short. I thought that she had had it cut recently, but it turns out that Christina is a breast cancer survivor. She completed her treatment late last year and she had been wearing wigs until just this past April. We would have never known any of this had she not told us. We then told her about our friend ...

Small, Serene, Spectacular!

A travel blog entry by katherine_quinn


... could and took tons of pictures, it was so much fun! At one point, my friend Kayla and I found a dark room/hole in the wall off of an alley, so naturally, we had to explore! We took out three iPhones, turned the flashlights on and attempted to see what was inside. When we couldn't actually see, we just walked in and took a chance! It was just an empty room, but it was huge, and it had writing on the wall (which we couldnt read or understand). Still, it was pretty cool! (Thanks ...

A coast with many stories to tell

A travel blog entry by melissaandalex


... by the throngs of people roaming the streets the day we arrived. It seems that Kinsale is an extremely popular spot for holidays, and we happened to arrive on the weekend. It was a great little spot for shopping, dining and just getting lost in its narrow street. Kinsale has a layout characteristic of a very old place, where cars were never meant to travel. During our full day in Kinsale we took a long walk to see Fort Charles, a ...

A Night To Remember

A travel blog entry by bollinger_babe


... into “Nearer, My God to Thee”. It was a lovely, totally fitting tribute to those eight brave bandsmen who perished that fateful night a century ago. :-(

After the show we went along to the Lido lounge for the Titanic Trivia quiz. It was really hard, such as “how many light bulbs were needed on board?” Who on earth would know that?! We didn’t do very well, only scoring nine out of 20.

We stayed a short ...


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