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Ireland On Two Wheels/Goodbye Tucson

After many months of anticipation, my final few days as a Tucsonan are upon me. On September 16th, I’ll be leaving Tucson for Seattle to begin graduate school. 1,529 more words

Ashford & the Connemara

Sadly, this was our last day to explore Irish country roads.

We headed west from Cong to the coastal town of Clifden, tucked in between the Twelve Bens mountain range and the bay.  194 more words


Connemara National Park

I made eggs with toast for breakfast and hopped on a bus to Connemara National Park, getting there by 11:30am. I couldn’t check into the Letterfrack Lodge yet but I could leave my large pack. 862 more words


Ireland Idyll

I woke up this morning to the sound of noisy bird twitter and wondered where in Ireland I was — Dublin, Galway, Cliffden, Connemara, Mohill, perhaps Sligo. 545 more words

Diamond Hill

Unfortunately we haven’t been out in the mountains as much as we like, but we did get a chance to do a short hike on… 30 more words



At a conservative guess, I drove over 1000 km’s in a six day rapid fire tour of Ireland. We rented a car in Dublin. It was a violently orange Mini that duly informed me when to shift gears and powered down whenever I stopped at traffic-lights. 535 more words


Connemara National Park, Ireland

While on the east coast of Ireland, Alex and I were able to do some hiking in the Connemara National Park. Hiking to the top of Diamond Hill is the best hike in the area. 443 more words