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17-18 November - Galway area

A travel blog entry by emmaandrohan


... back for it and feel like it wasn’t worth the time.

We made the rest of our journey to Knocknagoshel, which no-one we’d spoken to had heard of, so we were a little unsure of what we might find when we arrived. On the way we bought a few supplies for dinner and soon we had found our place. We had to drive along dark dirt roads, go through gates and hope we were in the right place. We found a little house that looked like the photo, there was a key ...


A travel blog entry by obicat


... weekend), Chris and Geordie (the other helpxer) but Sandra (the fun babysitter I went drumming with) also turned up. As then did Sandra's drumming teacher. And also Dalila (who I had done the meditation pair work with on Thursday) arrived slightly late and came and squidged in with me. Shivam's talk was so insightful and allowed me to re-affirm or strenghten my interest in him as a teacher, as, I think I had been getting used to living and working with ...

Hurling and Insanity

A travel blog entry by jauntyjaunts


... a really fast game that looks like lacrosse, field hockey and soccer all rolled into a conspicuously, pad-less game. Why am I telling you this? Because Galway and Dublin as well as most of the country have hurling fever. Tomorrow, Sunday, they are replaying the all-Ireland final (they had a tie the first time out and in a revenue- generating move, the governing body decided to have a replay vs. extra time). Subsequently my train ride ...

Like four seasons in one day...

A travel blog entry by pegsaroni


... had told us on the way over to the ferry that the lighthouse was closed and that we were unable to climb it, but when we got there, we found the door open and other people climbing the rusted steps and rundown balcony. The view from the top was astounding and it was from that vantage we found our next location to check out. Down the bottom of the lighthouse, as we walked out the door, we realised why Carol thought the lighthouse was closed, it was supposed to be. Someone had ...

I'll have two pints of Hooker please!

A travel blog entry by pfossum


... Chicago with her friend from Manchester. We continued drinking and hanging out with them until about 10:30pm when we went out. We went to a pub that was advertising deals for Americans for the 4th of July, but it was pretty empty. We did meet a group of girls there from Missouri. We hung out with them at a couple of bars the rest of the night. We went back to our hostel and to bed at about 2am.  On Tuesday, July 5 we got up and went down to have breakfast. Then we went back up to ...

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