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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


Favorite experiences in Ireland - Part 2

Grafton Street, one of Dublin’s shopping districts, was bustling with artistic displays and merchants selling colorful flowers. Its creative atmosphere made it a great spot for the statue honoring one of Ireland’s musicians, Philip Lynott of Thin Lizzy. 1,283 more words


Galway and Connemara

We had planned to take a tour to Cork this past weekend, we booked the tour and woke up at 5:30am to catch the tour bus but when we arrived we were told that tour was not running and we would have to reschedule. 1,094 more words

My Irish Adventure

Ireland Day 6: Taking in Connemara National Park and Cruising the Killary Fjord

(This is part of a series of posts recapping my family’s trip to Ireland in 2012; all posts have been lifted from my travel journal.) 530 more words


Road tripping around Ireland

Early this year we road tripped around Ireland to see more of its countryside and natural scenery rather than city hop via public transport. It was one of the best decisions we made to rent a car and use an old fashioned road map to guide us. 401 more words