- Paul Chatenoud RIPI met Paul Chatenoud for the first and only time in 2008 when I stayed at his bed and breakfast on top of a mountain in Donegal.
I stayed for three days in one of his beautifully restored cottages overlooking Loughross Posted by johnward in The Boy from Killcrossduff | Feb 19, 2014
- IntroductionWelcome to our travel journal.
We hope to keep it simple, documenting life in Ethiopia with a few photo's and a brief description of what we're up to.
Our route is detailed above.
All the best,
Patrick & Emer
[img=http://photos.travellers Posted by Ethiopia 2014 in Life In Ethiopia | Feb 6, 2014
- 2nd June 2013
We planned to drive to Standhill, near Sligo and enjoy a seaweed bath! On the way we called in to see Lough Kee, a lovely place with lots of recreational boats.
[img=http://photos.trave Posted by CeliaC in Ireland/UK/Switzerland and Mallorca 2013 | Feb 2, 2014
- 1st June 2103
The next day we drove through the peat bogs to see the Corlea Trackway which is an ancient wooden road, discovered in recent times. Part of it was taken up and preserved, then reinstated in Posted by CeliaC in Ireland/UK/Switzerland and Mallorca 2013 | Feb 2, 2014
- 31st May 2013
The next morning I caught the shuttle bus back to the airport and met my brother Douglas at car rental desk. We drove into Dublin to meet up with Douglas’ son, Andrew, for lunch.
[img=h Posted by CeliaC in Ireland/UK/Switzerland and Mallorca 2013 | Feb 1, 2014
- 30th May 2013My overseas trip to visit my family in Ireland, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Mallorca began on 29th May 2013, when my Emirates flight to Dublin departed at 9.00 pm. I arrived in Dublin in beautiful sunshine at 11.46 Posted by CeliaC in Ireland/UK/Switzerland and Mallorca 2013 | Feb 1, 2014
- Day 7: Old Homesteads! Rainy Graveyards! Dan McCools!Day 7 began with the first legitimately early morning of the trip, significantly aided by our new Irish friend Mark practically leaping into the living room where Danny and I struggled to sleep (not out of lack of comfort but Posted by coolmcjazz in coolmcjourneys | Jan 13, 2014
- Day 6: The Luck of the Irish TouristsIt’s never a good sign when the first two words out of your mouth on a given day are “Ahhh CRAP.” Up til 3am finishing [[http://coolmcjourneys.travellerspoint.com/42/|a blog post]], I sailed past my ambitious 9:30am alarm and woke up at 12:30pm, Posted by coolmcjazz in coolmcjourneys | Jan 11, 2014
- Day 5: A Perfect Pint and Trip Up to BelfastDue to [[http://coolmcjourneys.travellerspoint.com/44/|the previous evening’s shenanigans]] – is it appropriate to use clichéd Irish slang when describing things that occur in Ireland? – Day 5 began with its front end significantly lopped off. Dan and I w Posted by coolmcjazz in coolmcjourneys | Jan 10, 2014
- Day 4: A Castle, A Pub, and Finding The Craic in Dublin!I woke up on Day 4 feeling much better – there’s some sort of magic craic in Corey’s hot whiskey – and we make our way downstairs for a wonderful breakfast and lively conversation with Corey and Nadia. These guys Posted by coolmcjazz in coolmcjourneys | Jan 8, 2014
- Day 3: Corked, Uncorked, and Who Kilkennied?!“I love waking up to rainbows…”
…said Amy as we stepped formerly dank, dark Cork into the bright new morning. The sunswept sky seemed to contain fissures from which pockets of rain emptied Posted by coolmcjazz in coolmcjourneys | Jan 4, 2014
- Off to watch the All Blacks in Dublin===3 days in Dublin===
Our mission on the first morning after a late night flight into Dublin was to find food. We along with Jo, walked out the front door of the apartment and saw a bagel café. Now Ireland Posted by Tiki Touring in Tiki Touring | Jan 4, 2014
- Day 2: Put A Cork In It! (sorry)Like Day 2, this entry – which also represents Day 1 of 2014 – will be* short and [s]sweet[/s] gritty. We began at [[https://www.airbnb.ie/rooms/987780|Laura's in Dublin]], still a bit wrecked from jetlag, sleeping in way past the fervent desires of our p Posted by coolmcjazz in coolmcjourneys | Jan 3, 2014
- Day 1: Bhliain Nua Sásta from Dublin!Forgive me, dearest travel blog, for it has been one year, ten months, and thirteen days (?) [[http://coolmcjourneys.travellerspoint.com/35/|since last we spoke]], exiting Amsterdam and my favorite top floor Dutch haunt on a layover after a too-brief Scot Posted by coolmcjazz in coolmcjourneys | Jan 2, 2014
- Ireland!!!The Emerald Isle!!!! LOVE IRELAND!! Spectacular trip!!!
Just like we started...with our first trip outside of Spain to Switzerland, Anda, Camille and I made one last trip all together to explore Ireland. I don't know if it was one of Posted by kellyrburns in El Viaje es el Destino | Dec 13, 2013
- Time to hoik the haka?Tomorrow Ireland take on the All Blacks in Dublin. New Zealand are aiming to get through the year by winning all their games (13 so far), whilst Ireland I fear, will settle for a good run out and some points Posted by johnward in The Boy from Killcrossduff | Nov 23, 2013
- Who is Irish Sam?Last week I was reading a piece in the Irish Times that outlined a court case in Rotterdam that found two Dutch men, identified only as Mohammad G and Omar C, guilty of readying themselves to travel to Syria Posted by johnward in The Boy from Killcrossduff | Nov 13, 2013
- The Golden TriangleThe Golden Triangle is in the far north of Thailand, a place where Laos, Myanmar and Thailand meet. The area is best known for two things, the growing of opium and the cultivation of tourists.
However, there is a new Posted by johnward in The Boy from Killcrossduff | Nov 5, 2013
- Across the Irish Sea[center]So back in July I took a flight out to visit a friend in Dublin. We had met at summer camp in Canada in 2011 and now myself and an Australian friend were flying over from England to have a Posted by Jen_Ingrid in The Scouse Chronicles | Oct 28, 2013
- Zorro was an Irishman...maybeMichael D is (who looks like my uncle Jim, who in turn looks like the Dungeonmaster) is down Mexico way and points south at the moment on a Presidential tour.
There has been a long and honourable tradition of Irishmen involving Posted by johnward in The Boy from Killcrossduff | Oct 23, 2013
- Who Needs Paris?Not I!
Paris in the 1920's, all Hemmingwayey (Ernest, not Wayne), Jimmy Joyce, Gertrude Stein, Picasso et al. A hotbed of creativity, where every street cafe is one best seller or absinthe soaked poet away from being a literary salon; where Posted by johnward in The Boy from Killcrossduff | Oct 22, 2013
- The Wider the BetterThere' s a sound argument to be made that Ireland's literary tradition is it's greatest contribution to the world. The same could be said of its Wilde western landscapes, or its music, its Saints and Scholars or Graham Norton.
I think Posted by johnward in The Boy from Killcrossduff | Oct 22, 2013
- It's the Devil's Work!Pre budget there was a lot of talk in Ireland about taxing sugary drinks, sweets and fast food until their collective pips could be heard squeaking in Berlin. The reason? The same as everywhere else, the time bomb that is Posted by johnward in The Boy from Killcrossduff | Oct 22, 2013
- The new Land WarriorsThere are some people who would like you to think that there is a new war, in fact a crusade being fought across Ireland and the weapons aren't guns and rockets but quotes from long dead but not forgotten politicians. Posted by johnward in The Boy from Killcrossduff | Oct 21, 2013
- I invoke Godwin's LawGodwin's law (also known as Godwin's Rule of Nazi Analogies or Godwin's Law of Nazi Analogies) states:
[center]As an online discussion grows longer, the probability of a comparison involving Nazis or Hitler approaches[/center]
The 'law' is now oft Posted by johnward in The Boy from Killcrossduff | Oct 18, 2013