Phoenix Park Hotel
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... we have requested we change tables to a table of six - us, Paula, Ray and Darryl & Sue a couple from Adelaide that are travelling with Paula & Ray and we played quiz with on Sunday. All of us get on well, so it should be good.
Yesterday (Monday) we were in Dublin. Just did our own thing and wondered around for a few hours. A great day. Checked out Trinity College, Temple Bar (had to have ...
... was the Word..." (But, of course, it was in Latin! Good thing I studied and taught the boys Latin!). The other section was to Luke and Jesus' baptism by John. Really amazing to see the thick pages (made from skin of 24 cows) We got on the HOHO bus and went to St Stephen's Green and walked around. Saw some ginormous swans. It is a very soothing and serene park in the middle of bustling Dublin. It empties onto Grafton Street. Grafton Street is the opposite of ...
... us, gave us info and off we went. Walked along the sea wall of Galway Bay, lovely sunny day, sights within town are all within a 2-3 Mile radius unless of course you criss cross , yes we did some of that, we just can't help walking so much, Boots on the Ground, philosophy!!,
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Divided up , the touring.Museum, surrounded by the Spanish arch, kept in good shape,beside the river. There is a ship inside that was actually used by the ...
... 120m above the Atlantic Ocean with the tallest part at 214m). You can see remnants of 300 million-year old river channels cutting through the base of the cliffs.
We left the cliffs and drove 3 hrs back to Dublin, we were cutting it fairly fine to get the car back in time but we made it and then took a 2 hr bus back to Belfast a bit after 8pm. It was a very long and tiring few days but it was worth it.
The museum then focused on Medieval Dublin, which was controlled by Anglo-Norman nights. The exhibits had lots of fun interactive features, displays and information panels. It was a good mix of history and fun, which a lot of museums have trouble with.
I moved on to rest my weary legs at a coffee shop, and then continued my walk through the Temple Bar district before heading back for a siesta, laundry and blog updating. More adventures to come tomorrow!