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... this "church bar" I wanted to go to, which allegedly used to be a church (we learned later that was false). They had stained glass windows and cathedral-esqe carved wooden arches, although there was a cover to go upstairs, which is supposedly where the cool part was. So we stayed in Quays and enjoyed our last Irish Guinness. It is, yes, all it's cracked up to be. It was a Saturday night, and the bars were hopping because a) it was an Irish 3-day weekend (Memorial ...
... and they’re called ‘Aebersol’! haha. They explained to me that the wife’s grandfather had emigrated to the US years back. That really made me laugh :)
Once the tour was over, I headed to my appointed hostel which was the Snoozles right next to the coach station. Again, a very nice, clean and modern hostel with amazing staff. In my room I met Fabio who’s this guy from brazil. He’s trying to find a job here in Ireland, ...
... on a weekend. Its very very busy up until Christmas Eve. Well, in Galway they do it differently. Here we get a full week off of classes to study and then our finals span two weeks. AND we still get off a full week before Christmas! I only have one final during the last week so I get to go home extra extra early.
In addition to the longer duration, final exams are worth much much more than I'm used to. Back in the states our ...
... 8212;it had actually been like that all day in Westport. We stifled our annoyance at the fundamental unfairness of life and asked her for dinner recommendations, got a couple, and were also advised to go to Matt Malloy’s Pub, Matt Malloy being the flutist for the Chieftans, for a drink, some Irish music, and lots of atmosphere. We walked over to the Brasserie at the Wyatt Hotel, passing Matt Malloy’s on the way, had a good dinner, walked back ...
... area with many places to stop and take in. We stayed at The Central Hostel in a clean and cosy room that did the job well at minimal expense. We at Chinese and had an early night. We were all feeling a little tired and needed some time off. I think we have all been struggling with a bug since leaving Australia and are just starting to get on top of it. Poor Jake has been snuffling and sneezing and feeling a little ...
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