Travel Blogs from Oughterard
... at the Barnacles hostel, which was very nice and secure, unlike the ****** hostel that I stayed at while on my own in Dublin. We got settled in and then met Professor McKay and Professor Phillips for a pint on McKay at the Quays (pronounced keys), a beautiful pub and had some good craic (prounced crack), which means "good fun" in Irish (the Irish call the language Irish, not Gaelic as is generally said in the States). So to say, "I'm gonna have ...
... us to Galway.
When we arrived at our hostel, the Sleepzone, I was immediately impressed. It reminded me of the types of places my sister, Monica, and I stayed in when we backpacked through Europe. There was a huge kitchen and hang out area equipped with wireless Internet. The hostel was five stories, and contained mostly dorms so it could accommodate hundreds of travelers easily. Ashley and I went up to our private bunkroom, ...
... the population of tourists were against picking up hitch hikers so it took some time before we were able to get a ride. A German couple picked us up and dropped is off at our hostel, which was on the way to their own hostel. This saved us quite a deal of walking--around 3 miles or so along open road.
From our hostel we decided to take another sea walk in the opposite direction that we traveled the day before. So we set out once again past the bull ...
Élément analysé : Progress of my
Description : A few days ago I had dinner with my host
family, during we didn't talk so much, but when they did ask me
questions I had some trouble answering, I searched my words all the
time and couldn't always find the right ones, sometimes it was so bad
that I just couldn't answer, that's when I truly realized that even
if I just spent a month in an English speaking country that my spoken
English hadn't improved much, ...
... to know them, they seem like the sweetest girls! In my attempts to keep busy I have been out of the apartment pretty regularly and trying to explore, and we just don’t catch each other for long periods of time!
Tomorrow I am trying out some more classes to see what I like, but the one I am looking forward to most is the information session on a service learning course. Hopefully I will find all of my classes in the massive maze that is NUIG (especially ...