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... were interactive as well; e.g. stand on this diamond and a certain part of the blueprint comes up, and quizzes to test your knowledge in various places. One of the most amazing bits was a "ride" in a car that was like a mono-rail suspended above various real-life aspects of building the ship. They showed how it took 3 men to put in some (or all ???) of the rivets – one to get it out of the fire and put it into the hole and hold it there, one to hammer it into ...
... old, older even than the pyramids or Stonehenge.
A passage tomb is a man-made hill/mound where they have built or dug a passageway into the interior and use the inner bits to bury their dead. The interesting parts are that they are lined up with astronomical events. Newgrange lines up with the winter solstice, Dowth lines up with the summer solstice, and Knowth lines up ...
Today we left Trim as early as we could and drove North to the Bru na Boyne valley to see the passage tombs at Newgrange and Knowth. There is a third at Dowth but we didn't see that one. It is estimated that these tombs were built over 5,000 years ago. The tombs were quite large and impressive, the largest being Knowth which covers an area of an acre and a half. These sites alone contain 60% of europe's known Neolithic ...
... an early check in for us which was great.
Our room is up on the ninth floor and has very nice views over Dundalk and some fields, looking over to the sea in the distance. The room is nice and modern and comfortable. We even have a separate bath and shower in the bathroom which is the first time we’ve had that on our trip. The room has a distinct green theme which is interesting and works because ...
... way to Drogheda. we passed through Trim, saw what's left of the castle and then finally made it to Drogheda. Phillip was taking a us a wrong way. We found we should use the coordinates that our host emailed and we were there. We checked in and they had us in a fa,ily room doe €90 a night. It was tight, so Una who showed us the rooms arranged for mom to have her own room. We stayed in the family room. Dinner was at Betty's so ...
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