Travel Blogs from Dublin
(Events on 9/19/2013, written on 9/19/2013.) We wake up at 8 AM without the assistance of the alarm. The other pilgrims in the albergue are preparing for their day and we get up, completing our morning rituals. We pack our bags one final time in Spain as we will be traveling to Dublin, Ireland this afternoon. We have had a wonderful time in Spain, but we are excited to start our journey home. Ireland will be fun, but the good ole USA is ...
For the first real day of the trip (by which I mean the first day that didn't involve airports) I set myself the goal of just getting to know Dublin a little. See what's here, get a feel for the place.
I wandered around a bit, checking out St Stephen's Green in the sun, and Grafton St before the crush of the evening. I also met a friend of a friend for tea. This is one of the great things about solo travel; you get the ...
... 10. It was so worth it! I had just been thinking the
previous day that the best souvenir would be an Irish pipe and maybe a tweed
hat like what the old gentlemen wear (which I also got later on), so I bought
it and looked around some more.
I was having such an experience wandering around
Athlone that in the end, I decided not even to head out anywhere and to just
stay put for a day. Great decision! I wandered ...
... road and through a gate to find the sign, up the hill - 1 km, so off we set. Once we got there - more than 1km I'm sure, it was very impressive.These were very large cairns of stones, some were able to be entered through a small gap, I just put the camera in to take a photo.
Then we drove south throygh Co Rosscommon to Dublin. Had a wander round the city in the evening.
... put life into perspective and I hope that by doing this that more people will volunteer to help in their own communities and abroad. I can't wait to meet all the others and I hope that there will be lasting friendships as a result of our combined experiences.
See you all in Miami and then onto Haiti we go!
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Capri Dublin
Other places to stay in Dublin
Northside, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $88
- Perfect -- simple, clean, affordable. Great location
- Great Hotel
- Very good. location perfect
Northside, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $98
- A good choice for it's price range
- Previous Harsh Reviews not quite true
Trinity College, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $109
- Fantastic hotel
- Great weekend!!
- Fantastic value
Ballsbridge, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $89
- One price is great, even during concerts!
- Excellent Hotel-Great Value
- Nice Hotel in a Quiet Neighborhood
Rotunda, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $86
- Would stay there again!
- It's only OK
Pembroke West, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Good value for money
- Good for the price, short on charm
- Good service but really needs a refurb
Ballsbridge, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $101
- Nice overall
- Loved the Burlington
- Top class hotel for great prices
Northside, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $134
- GOOD HOTEL
- Don't even consider it....
- Gresham Hotel
Liberties, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $106
- Great time was had by all
- Good Location/Average Hotel
- Not Great
Naas Road, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $58
North Inner City, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $83
- Nice Stay
- Thumbs Up.
South-East Inner City, Dublin | 5 star hotelfrom $254
- Nice touches at the Wesbury
- Very friendly staff
- Overpriced and Overrated
Trinity College, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $117
- Great value hotel
- OK- but nothing special
- Great weekend spot
North Inner City, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $74
- Great rooms, cold reception
- Great 'new' hotel
- Not impressed.
Dublin Airport, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $100
- Great airport hotel
- Good Airport Hotel
Naas Road, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $66
- Not what was expected
- Great refurb
- Awful hotel
Liberties, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $99
- Location and room ok, but service rather poor
- Happy With the Ashling
- Not the Best West
Liberties, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $172
Northwood Park Santry Demesne, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $112
- Spot-on, well-above average Airport Hotel
- Top Class Airport Hotel
- Good hotel but......
Pembroke East, Dublin | 5 star hotelfrom $249
- Excellent, world-class service
- Almost perfect
- Corporate ambiance and spotty service
Artane - Whitehall, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $61
- Pleasantly Supprised
- Great choice
- Stay Away
Dublin Airport, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Poor reviews unjustified
- Definitely not a Four Star accomodation
Mansion House, Dublin | 5 star hotelfrom $257
- Superior Shelbourne
- Fabulous Shelbourne
- Excellence in Dublin
South-East Inner City, Dublin | 3 star hotelfrom $132
- Great location, good restaurant
- Trinity Capital Hotel, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
- Central in Dublin
North Inner City, Dublin | 4 star hotelfrom $81
- A home away from home in Dublin!
- Excellent hotel
- Very nice room