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... dark green to light, black with shells in it, white, sepia and red. They had some lovely stuff there, mainly all god stuff though. From there we went into Galway for lunch. Mist had lifted a bit but it was overcast and bloody cold. We walked around Galway city centre for a while before having lunch at a cafe. Not much to see as the mist still lingered around, so Moichael headed for Dublin, we were meant to have a trip through some nearby mountains but there would ...
... you havn't heard of them google it and have a look at some of the photos! The cliffs are nearly 6700 feet high straight down into the Atlantic. They have burrowed out a visitor centre, restaurant, theatre and shops under a hill so it dosn't spoil the raw beauty of the area. From a few hundred yards away all you can see is a couple of windows. You can walk right along the cliff edge behind a rock wall. There is an extremely strong wind blowing off the sea. We went for a walk up to ...
... going to get a little handsy when the lights went out!
Our next stop was Trim or St John’s Castle in Trim. It is the largest Norman castle in Ireland. It was completed in the early thirteenth century. As with many castles, the original was a wooden castle and after the last fire, it was rebuilt in stone. We had nice tour guide that realized that she could joke around with us. At one point, we ...
... be finished the trip and to arrive safely with a long keeled boat.
Very few people would attempt to bring such a boat that far north on the waterways.
- Capetonian is a strong sturdy long keeled boat.
- It was an Epic Trip,well overdue on my part.
- Good company
- Enjoyed the jolly.
... Lawrence River) that used to all be populated by monks and hermits, who would build churches. Then, turns out, the vikings like to raid churches cuz they figure they have money and treasure. So the vikings would raid, and finally figured out that it was a nice place to live, so they settled in the area.
Apparently, the local famous viking is one by the name of Scabby Head.