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... matter how often she takes in this sight, the breathtaking imagery still captivates and holds her.
She dives into the ocean, is enveloped in the silky waves of its warm embrace, and knows that this is real. There is comfort in this, in this ritual, in this life. And as she lies there, in the waters that she calls home, and watches the pelicans soar majestically above the crests of the waves, the sun peaks over the trees, and, in earnest, the day ...
Today we spent the day at the University College of Dublin (UCD). This college is the biggest college in Ireland a big rival to Trinity College where we visited yesterday. We had some great lectures from professors of UCD. In general they spoke to us about sports governance in Ireland, the history of the GAA, social ...
We spent four nights near the Cabra shops, in a house we found through airbnb. It was about an hour's walk to the centre, or a bus ride. It was a weekend of Dracula events, in recognition of a Bram Stoker anniversary, so we went to a free lecture at the Mansion House. The nearby Little Museum of Dublin was well done. We also did the guided tour of the castle, and visited the adjacent Chester Beatty Library, ...
... see in the world are in Ireland and some in England.
-River of Shannon: It's the longest river in Ireland and England. It comes down to the middle or Ireland
Industries: Tourism is huge here. Last year, there were 7 million visitors, and 7.5 million this year.
-Tea rooms onthe way up to the Cliffs that have a wait of 3 months because people that have come over to the port love the tea and cheesecake and spread the word.
... Cinema. Yuni was telling me about this film with a Korean Actor (the one from Oldboy). The film was called "Lucy" and I had no Idea what it was about. It started off brilliant... great cuts and amazing atmosphere and acting... until it all fell down when the film go mental... well, ok, it wasn't bad in the end but I would have preferred if it stayed like the first 30 minutes... it was a bit like "from Dusk till Dawn!".
Worth a watch ...