TripAdvisor Reviews Strand Hotel Bray
Travel Blogs from Bray
... arrived in a beautiful town called Bray. Really had beach, with rocks, but until then had already adapted myself with the Croatia. But the wind and the cold was more for have some hot chocolate and cake. Even had some people taking a sun, clothing, but had. Gabi said we had to go up "on the cross", a mountaintop beachfront because it was worth and absolutely beautiful. I lokked Gabi and saw she was in boot heel (Anabella) and thought, should be a fast track and paved ...
... was going to let us down, but after walking entirely around it we found the entrance. It was free to just go in and have alook around. I wasn't really interested in seeing the Book of Kells, just didn't know enough about it and thought I didn't want to line up for ages to see a book you can't even read. So wasn't in old Trinity for long and started walking back to pick up my ring. Unfortunately ...
... after nearly going bankrupt, is now owned by an American company (well THAT explains the American flag out the front) and that the Waterford factory only now basically produces "special pieces",i.e. awards, trophies, special occasion crystalware such as a piece that might commemorate, say, a gift from a President to a Prime Minister, etc.
Still, we had to go and we had our photo taken with the Ashes Trophy.
... kind of like lox on a bagel.
After lunch we headed to a big park called St. Stephen's Green. It was such a lovely day and the people were out in huge crowds enjoying the sunshine. I couldn't believe how bright and colorful the flowers were, too. Got some great pics.
We then decided to just go pub hopping on our own and enjoy our last day of fresh Guinness. The weather was outstanding! Warm and not a cloud in the sky. We seriously got ...
... someone said go to another town, and ask. On the way went into a B+B where the kind lady provided a map and directions.Did get to the next town , made the right turn and arrived Dublin yesterday, 18th.
Today stay in another castle. An interesting mix of ancient and modern. The main building looks like a castle however walk inside it is as if you are in the present. A modern hotel. The 1st castle on the grounds , no trace remains , built 1172, by Hugh de ...
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