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So many things to be grateful for these past 3 days. Saturday I got the most incredible surprise during a casual dinner with the teams. Sitting looking out the window I noticed some people coming up the stairs. I look over and in walks two of my best friends in the world, Jess and Julie, from Gorey. With actual screams I ran over to see them, as well as other friends from the Empire in Gorey. I couldn't believe they ...
And I have never seen a bus driver who within an hour of us being stranded at the side of the road, had us back on another bus and on our way.
He deserved the round of applause we gave him.
Once we were back on the road, we went to Kilkenny. I had a lovely look at the castle, which I got for student prices.
I know this is bad, but I have a terrible but useful habit. Not all the time, just sometimes...when i 'look' for my ...
... to Kilkenny. We watched a video on Kilkenny but didn't go in. Rather walked around and enjoyed the outside and gardens despite the rain. After this we ventured around Kilkenny and found the restaurant recommended but it was too early to eat, so we wandered on to a pub to have Kilkenny in Kilkenny and ate there rather than going back to the other place then went home for some strawberry yogurt for desert. Tomorrow off to ...
... beach grass and the beach was flanked by green rolling hills and fields. Brad walked along the beach, while the boys practiced the game of Hurling (the oldest sport in Ireland) and built a sand castle (which later happened to be destroyed by a war that involved hurling sticks). I relaxed, read for a while, hunted for sea shells and practiced some yoga. Simply perfect.
The side of Sammy's restaurant is painted with the following poem:
Dear Inch must ...
Forgot to tell you that petrol in northern Ireland is the same as UK, in southern Ireland it is 1.679 euros which relates to around $2.18 per ltr. While in the UK we travelled 1600 klms just to see relos.
The place we stayed in Londonderry (Derry) was the worst yet they had a bull dog and the place and the owners stunk of dog wasn't real good and the meal for breakfast was not very good either. Mum didn't ...
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