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Today Liz and I went to an Aquatics swim class.in Coral Leisure Centre within Courttown. The building won an award for conservation of energy. So it included solar pannels near the pool and a wind mill near the entrance. There was a large number of swimmers mainly women. The class was pretty busy and it was a good size poll. The instructor was good and we did most of the ...
I said bye to Aaron today and went to Dublin by bus to meet Liz (Iona's mom).
Took the 14:00 bus from Cork station and it took about 4 hours to get to Dublin.Upon meeting with Liz we had dinner at Cornucopia (a vegetarian restaurant) and went to a pub. We had a 1/2 pint of Guiness with black currant and listened to some traditional Irish music. We then drove to Gorey (about 1 hour away from Dublin) to get to Liz's where I will ...
Now we are off to Kinsale via Waterford and Cobh (pronounced Cove). Passing the striking green fields, the breathtaking views of the coast and the beautiful hills and mountains, some of the best moments of the trip so far have been inside the car.
We might not be moving on Oliver's schedule, but someday when he is older he will understand that you can always sleep, but some moments pass by much too ...
... did not stay the night with us at the hostel we met up with her also.
We left for Gory at night. To meet with Iona's mom. Had dinner at her house and stayed for the night.
When we got up: Dan, Iona, Bodhi and Iona's Mom (Liz) and myself went
for a walk. In a woods near her house. We saw a waterfall and a "swing
... to drive the Military Road instead of the usual routes south. The road was built in the early 19th century as a way for the British to bring in supplies for their war against the insurgents. It has been repaved since, but once we got on it, we knew why it is the road less traveled. It was bumpy and narrow, and just a bit “bendy”. (Here, curves are called bends, and they can be severe as well!) We were rewarded for our efforts by the Glenmacnoss Waterfall, a lovely ...