The Plaza Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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Well its been a few days and I am finally getting acclimated so I figure I better head out on the town and see just what there is to see. First off, since landing I feel as if I have died and gone to Catholic Heaven. All I see is kids in Catholic school uniforms and churches everywhere. If this is what catholic heaven looks like, I would not be surprised. (Now if I could just physically see "shaming" and "guilt" ...
... lady sitting next to Mom accidentally dumped hers over! It ran immediately to the edge of the table and over the side. I jumped up faster than even I thought I could move and gave Mom’s chair a quick yank just in time. On to the Australian and the floor went the warm Irish Coffee. She was not nearly as fast as me! Mom didn’t get a drop on her. However, the Australian smelled of whiskey for the rest of the afternoon. From here we go ...
... was the provider for our VW Golf or equivalent but they were out so we were given a BMW 5 Series for the same money. The only downside was being customer #101 when they were serving number 89. I've never seen so many people picking up cars. But things flowed fairly quickly and we resumed our clockwork pace feeling altogether pleased. We were more pleased yet to find the Bimmer had a GPS as I had yet to get a local SIM card. GPS was the ...
... own gardens or locally sourced. Very tasty. It was an early meal and we were back on the road to Dublin and our hotel at 7pm. Arrived at the hotel at 8pm. Did a lap of the hotel trying to find an elevator, found one but it was the wrong wing, then eventually found the right one and our room. Went and had a farewell drink in the bar with the group regulars and did our repack for the flight home. Getting a taxi to the airport at 5.45am so it will be an early start ...
... rain really began falling. At last our pictures will show the clouds and the rain so folks will believe we were actually in Ireland. The next stop was Clonmacnoise, sight of a medieval monastery. Founded in 545 by Ciaran, who promptly died and was sanctified, it had been looted and burned repeatedly through the years by either the Vikings or just nasty local Irish. On average, it was destroyed every 15 years or so, and each time the monks rebuilt. Our tour was ...