Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown
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... a truly memorable experience and took longer than we thought. We had been hoping to go to see the Kilmainham Gaol, which housed many of those involved in the fight for Irish independence, but we would not have been able to do it justice!! Again, the weather had been kind to us and we were all hot and tired. We "hopped" back on the bus and went back to O'Connell Street to pick up our connection back to the campsite. It had been a good day. ...
Céad míle fáilte (which means a hundred thousand welcomes in Gaelic!) After our long overnight train on Sunday, we finally left Paris on Monday around noon, and were on our way to London! After a quick train ride across the English Channel and a terrifying interrogation at the UK Border Control, we made it to London in hopes to catch a train to Holyhead for that evening. We prepared ourselves for the worst, and considered staying in London for the ...
... curled, unnaturally, like a caricature of a worm emerging from an apple, and the owner of the head said: "Are you alright up there?"
I had been alright before the intrusion of the unnatural worm head but now I was a little affronted.
"I was just looking for my keys," I said, "Was my singing really that startling?"
"Oh, no, very good, very good," he said, backpedaling fast, worm head retreating.
At the indian food stall at ...
We arrived in Dublin at just after 5am local time, to a city still dark and covered in fog. Our flight was uneventful, except in that we were seated directly next to the bathroom which made it hard to sleep. But we made it anyway. When we got through customs, our first order of duty was to figure out how to meet people. Matt and Erika were already here - having gotten in the night before and told us how to get to the hotel by bus - and Kelly was supposed ...
... course along my path I discovered a Starbucks...beauty to my eyes and mind since i'd been up for hours and needed a boost. It was the perfect start to my adventure here in Ireland.
I met up with my tour mates tonight. They are great diverse group who brought along a few firsts in my Contiki experience - first, this will be the first tour manager of 4 who was NOT Australian! Just an interesting tid bit i'd say ;) though I loved the 3 ...
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