Lake Hotel

Oughterard, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by saraann on May 24, 2014

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... forced to wear shorts (my pants are all dirty) and received a few comments and countless looks for being a crazy American tourist (it was not warm out). I ended the day at The Kings Head (with a really legit cover band, whose songs ranged from Galway Girl to Wagon Wheel to I Love Rock and Roll) and then at Garveys (which is a very different feel, a smaller space with an older crowd and an acoustic band). I love the live music in Ireland, and the Guinness really is better ...

A long but great day!

A travel blog entry by drbrn60 on May 22, 2013

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... t spend a lot of time in the visitor’s center. You have to walk about of a mile from the visitor’s center to reach the cliffs and the view did not disappoint. There are a lot of steps there because of the topography of the hills. Fortunately, we were both wearing comfortable shoes. When we arrived, it was very sunny without a lot of wind. It was a bit chilly though. We were both glad that we had purchased the Columbia insulated windbreakers a few weeks ago. They ...

Finals in Ireland - A New Experience

A travel blog entry by kwichman on Dec 06, 2012

1 comment

... process is also much more formal here. You are given an assigned seat, you are in a large room with other people taking different exams and the professor isn't necessarily there… I could not hear the person on the microphone giving the instructions during my first exam and therefore I did everything wrong. The worse was when the exam was over… You aren't allowed to leave in the last 30 mins of the exam and I finished like 15 ...

Time to Go Home

A travel blog entry by simonv on Jun 16, 2012

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... to do but the team is in good position for the next step.

One item I had forgotten to mention before is that in the presentation I had to use British date formats and word spellings. It took some time this week but I have now getting used to it. I may never figure out the spelling but I will continue to give it a try. The date format is day/month/year and the key spelling difference in the slide ...


A travel blog entry by matandfe on Aug 15, 2011

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... dampened' by more rain! We even managed to pass as Students :)

Last stop - Galway
Arrived in pouring rain, without accommodation - our task, to find a bed! One of our first 'challenging' moments, was trying to find accommodation. Galway seems to be the place to be! No room at the inn for us! We finally managed to find our accommodation, and proceeded to have a beer and a pub feed - all happy campers after this!


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