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Travel Blogs from Kilkeel
... the control of he throne in England (King James II), French dominance in Europe (King Louis XIV), and the power and control in Ireland (King William III). It had religious implications that are still evident today.
Then there was dinner at a local restaurant and 2 round of Euchre with the score now being boys=5 and girls=2. The girls decided it was time to switch games.
... fine print.
They don’t run on Mondays.
But I wasn’t going to waste a day.
So I went to the info shop and asked what there was actually to do here.
And there was a walk.
So I filled up my drink bottle and went a-walking.
And they were not bloody kidding when they said the first part was steep!!!
I stopped 3 times on the way up and then (it was too hot) I had a kip in a little hut.
Never again am I starting ...
... before our last walking tour. Drogheda is a very old place, as relics have been found from 7000 years ago. The city walls were built in the 1200's, but only a small section and a gateway remains. We only saw a couple of other things before finishing at St Peters Cathedral a very nice church. By now it was about 3.00 so we did some window shopping. Heading back to the hotel we noticed that the traffic had stopped ...
... here are nowhere near the size of our master bedroom in San Diego and most places did not have the wall space for a headboard. A lot of the bedrooms we have seen are the size of our walk in closet on Chert drive. The fifth requirement was the lease start date. We wanted the start date to be on the day we come back from California, October 2nd. The new house is available October 1st. Perfect!
Our final requirement was to live ...
... much trouble. I was asked "Sir, do you have a rock in your bag?" We all had to bring rocks for a ceremony in the Peace Garden. Dugan declared that the size of your rock is directly proportional to your desire for peace. His is currently being shipped over ;).
We made it to Chicago in good time, then had a couple hours layover before the next leg of the journey. We met up with Nora and Sofia, flew to Philadelphia, then ...