Ireland: Part 7

It was our final day on the road trip of Ireland. The next day, we would return the car to Dublin, enjoy the capital for the rest of the day, and then fly out the following morning. So we were going to make the best of it (as always)! We had been strongly advised that […]

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Ireland: Part 4

To continue our series on our July trip to Ireland, our fourth day was spent in the Connemara. I was very excited and a little nervous. When I talked to people who had been in western Ireland, they all said the Aran Islands was the best thing they did on the trip. We, on the […]

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Boston 2017: Part 2

We began our second day of our trip adventuring in Rhode Island. After a good night’s sleep after the delightful dinner party, we awoke to the sounds of nature, bird calls and wind rustling through the trees. As a group, we decided to start the day with a visit to an annual local photography exhibition […]

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Prague and London: Part 9

It was our last day of the trip and last day of 2016! We started the day with a trip to Portobello road to check out the Saturday market! What a blast we had. It’s fun to wander through and find all sorts of amazing artifacts of the past, from old maps of English counties, […]

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Southern IL/Kentucky Part 1

For Memorial Day weekend, we tried a different kind of trip. We booked a B&B in Buscombe, IL, about 30 miles north of the IL border for a weekend of hiking in downstate IL and parts of KY. We wanted to check out Shawnee National Forest. I’ve mentioned before how I grew very fond of […]

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Part 2: San Francisco

On our second day in San Francisco, we ventured back to Chinatown for dim sum. I’ll talk about dim sum at a later time. When we were there, they were setting up for the Autumn Moon Festival. Up and down the main drag in Chinatown, there were booths selling various goods including moon cakes, kites, […]

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