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... even though at one point in my life I was fluent. Trying to converse in English was a battle, but for the most part we understood each other. I told her I was from Montreal, and she told me she never could quite understand the Quebec French...they spoke too quickly and have a horrible accent. I do my impression of a French hockey announcer (which is a bunch of stammering and nonsense) and she gets a good chuckle out of it. We finish up at the pub and ...
... on holiday (as the Irish say) and I did not have a fridge or microwave for the crepe. Ah well. Hopefully she didn't lose any sleep over that. After lunch we made our way back to the Juke (stuffed in a small parking spot next to tiny cars that we had never heard of) and made our way north to my favorite spot in Ireland, Castle Durrow. Durrow is a small unassuming town an hour outside of Dublin. I had reserved a two bedroom suite for all of us ...
... except for the toll gate that we didn't expect so I had to climb over a few barriers to get to the booth that could give us some change. We arrived at our lovely BnB at Thurles as recommended by mum and dad to find a beautiful corner suite overlooking the old castle in the back yard. Had a bit of time so went to Holy Cross Abbey. Was meant to be easy, just a couple of villages across but got a little lost and had to use the GPS which took us on the scenic route down a one ...
... until 5.30am, just as the sun was greeting them! See what I mean about stamina!I must admit straight up that neither Ant or I have the stamina of any of Orlaith or Davey's families - you really need to train to develop the resilience necessary for celebrating with Irish folk. They were so welcoming, inclusive, generous, warm even though they had only just met us - that we almost felt bad for not keeping up!We visited ...
How did I get a Vietnam Visa – well there is the question, all you do is go online send them your passport details, send them some money et voila. This is VERY different to an explanation I gave to Fiona a couple of months back. We had a conversation on the beach while camping which went a little something like this (I was rather inebriated):
Fiona – ‘Do we need a visa for Vietnam?’
Me – ...