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Tomorrow night at 9:00pm I am finally off to Dublin for Spring break! We will arrive around 11:00pm. We are staying at a hostel in Dublin Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday nights. The plan is to explore Dublin, go to some museums, the Guinness factory, The Jameson distillery, and take a day trip to the west coast to see the Cliffs of Moher and the city of Galway. Saturday morning, we are flying to Newcastle, England to meet up with a friend (Dom) ...
Day 56 We had a good day today, because we sleep in and took our time, contacting family, having breakfast at about 11am in the morning, did washing, organised ourselves even sorted the different kinds of money we have gathered along the way. It sounds trivial but when we were in Morocco I nearly gave euro to someone instead of dirham, there is a lot of value difference between them, so having done that we were much happier. First we went to have a ...
... more artifacts displayed with a lot of reading if you really get into it. Giving us more insight to that the coliseum what it was all about. Very hard to imagine that it was built for entertainment and the persecution of the christians. So much to read and take in we were there the whole day keep in mind there are thousands of others too.
We tackled the colosseum in the morning, getting there by metro. It was magnificent to say the least. They started building in 72AD... That is a crazy long time ago! It's funny though, while I was there I could imagine the real games (really, I think I can remember watching Gladiator the movie), but the ruins that are left are just enough to let the imagination run wild.
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... then cheese pie (okay, that course wasn’t the best but stay with me), pasta with beef sauce, lamb, wild boar, chicken, then seconds of everything. Finally the started desert of café, dipping sticks, and the freshest, more decadent, most fantastic, more dreamed about tiramisu you will ever have in your life! Wow, just drooled on myself a little. Oh and yeah, don’t forget the wine. Squeezed in the very vineyards I mentioned before. ...
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