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... kept. This is the oldest recorded book. It was in remarkable condition, however the pages are made from some type of skin rather than parchment. We then digressed from our sightseeing to do some more retail therapy before heading into a dear little pub/restaurant for some lunch. It was then time to get back on the bus and complete the circuit which takes in all, 90 mins. to cover all the points ...
... those in power today do not want the true history well known.
Continuing on our collegiate roll we felt the need to round out our education by learning all we could about Guinness. After a long walk to the Guinness Storehouse we arrived feeling much in need of (what else) a beer. But the beer is earned only after attending class, the self-guided tour. This seven-story, state of the art ...
... saw a boat.
After watching for a bit of time we decided we might as well walk to the Guinness brewery to get the tour and see what was supposed to be one of the best views in the city. This was another walk that was a little long but since were weren't in any rush it wasn't too terrible. As we got closer to the brewery we saw several horse drawn carriage's. We could smell the malt a ways from the place but we knew we were close. When we ...
... though, so don't be tempted to take that £20 Ryanair flight, go via land instead.
Upon arriving at Holy Head, I was surprised by the utterly empty station, with abandoned rooms and empty platforms heightening its remoteness. Whole corridors and waiting areas were stripped bare and left empty, a symptom of companies like Ryanair making air travel so much more affordable I suppose. Even the border was ramshackle, with a couple of guards casually ...
... discussion. (Great Christmas conversation!) Darren tried to lighten the mood with a few jokes, which went right over their heads, then after a bit mum and dad were awake, so I went to get the iPad to Skype them for a bit. It was good to see them, but it didn't make it feel much more like Christmas! After a while hanging out there and drinking some wine and Guinness, the two of us went for a walk to get some pizza for dinner from what was apparently ...
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