Category Archives: Ireland

Ireland

Dublin

I’ve never developed much of an affinity for Dublin. It’s not that there’s anything wrong with it, it’s just that there’s nothing to draw me here. It’s a city of writers: Joyce, Wilde, Shaw, and so on. But frankly they’re … Continue reading

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Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast is a visitor center opened in 2012 adjacent to the Belfast docks where Titanic was constructed. It is, without doubt, the best visitor center I’ve been to. Our day began with a short tour of downtown Belfast, a … Continue reading

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Nowhere

We were supposed to be in Belfast today, but due to a 25 knot wind with 50 knot gusts and rain we stayed in Dublin overnight, and will depart for Iceland in stormy weather, skipping Belfast. Too bad, as I … Continue reading

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Dublin

We visited Dublin two years ago on our Ireland/Scotland/England tour, and I tried hard to like the city, but it just never clicked for me. I had the same experience (and the same dreary, drizzly weather) this time. Pubs, a … Continue reading

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England, Ireland, Iceland, Greenland, New York 2010

By Land and Air and Sea And so we set out for a three week adventure, first to London, then a peculiar repositioning cruise that will take us to odd places on the way back to New York. Our morning … Continue reading

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Scotland & Ireland 2008

Trinity at the Globe front: Sarah, Allistair, Izzy, Bethany, Christina, ?, Matt, Janine Papin Middle: Maggie, Dani, ?, Kyra, Stephanie, James, Gabe, Tommy, Laura Rear: Adam, Sven, James, David, Emma, Laura, Denee, Alex, Daniel, Jamie, ?, ? We scheduled this … Continue reading

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