Jordan's Townhouse and Restaurant
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... care about but locals don't. Nope, not true. It's older than the pyramids, they say.
"Oh, Bru Na Bonnyeh, no one calls it dat anymore"
Everyone just calls it Newgrange, apparently.
Newgrange, Knowth, and Dowth are three passage tombs. Along with about 37 other tombs, they collectively form Bru Na Boinne, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. They're around ...
... It took nearly 1- 1/2 hour to get to Galway. and the traffic. It seems in the last few days we saw a lot of new drivers. I don't mean it pompously but my driving is good, really. I really enjoy the challenge. Haven't enjoyed driving for awhile and this has been fun. In Galway, Mom espied a Dunnes store. she said it longingly and so there we went. In the parking lot i spied a scrap on the car. WHAT???? I don't remember that at all. Not ...
Up at 6, out the door at 8am. Clear skies and near 24 C (75 F) expected. This my first of four sunburn days. First destination is Bru Na Boinne for the Newgrange and Knowth tours. We decide on a quick stop for coffee & scones at a small store along the way in order to get the site early. I'm not sure how the view is approaching from east, but the road from the west makes for a beautiful drive, tree-lined and ...
Just outside of Navan, on the road to Trim, we stopped in at the Teach Na Teamhrach for a much needed break and brunch. I have the first of many full Irish breakfasts. The thick bacon rashers and black pudding were my favorite parts. In our first Irish dining experience, we learn about how the bill is settled at many restaurants. Rather than disturbing the party with the check, or assuming no other items will be ordered, the server ...
... Canada was heading into a recession in 1993 and the lucrative oil industry that brought us to Fort McMurray in the pioneering days of the great Tarsands was slowing down, and the Winters were forever! So off to sunnier shores and a sister in Sydney Australia.
Talk about complete opposites...from -45 to +45 in just one plane ride. Now after 20 years "downunder", beaches and colourful birds and beautiful weather is not easily forsaken. ...
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