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December 17, 2014

Ireland: An Almost Forgotten Picture Round Up


The water is cold:  The diving platform in Galway.

The water is cold: The diving platform in Galway.

In the summer of 2013 we toured Ireland by car. It was first and only time visiting Ireland. As luck would have it, we were rewarded with excellent weather, for Ireland. (more…)

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January 1, 2014

Pictures of the Year


Axl on his throne.

Axl on his throne.

In the spirit of the New Year, I’ve selected an arbitrary set as my favorite pictures of the year.  There’s no particular order to the pictures.  It was hard enough to the trim the possibles to twenty.

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December 22, 2013

Ireland: Dublin, Guinness Storehouse

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Looking up at the Guinness Storehouse

Looking up at the Guinness Storehouse

Dublin is a drinking destination.  For many, a visit to Ireland’s capital comes with plans to consume more than a few pints at the city’s pubs.  Beyond the colorful street-side (more…)

December 21, 2013

Ireland: Spire of Dublin

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Located on O’Connell Street in Dublin, at the site once occupied by Nelson’s Pillar, is the Spire of Dublin.  Known also as the Monument of Light, Dublin’s spire is a narrow, (more…)

December 20, 2013

Ireland: Dublin, Trinity College Library


Inside the Long Room of Trinity College Library

Inside the Long Room of Trinity College Library

Trinity College and its library are amongst Dublin Ireland’s top tourist sights.  The College Library is famous as the home of the Book of Kells.  The story of the Book of Kells is (more…)

December 2, 2013

Ireland: Cobh


Our version of the picture of St Colman's Cathedral that lead us to visit Cobh Ireland.

Our version of the picture of St Colman’s Cathedral that lead us to visit Cobh Ireland.

Has a single picture ever impacted your travel plans?  For us it has.  Most recently, after we saw a snap shot of Cobh Ireland’s cathedral on the Internet, we had to visit.  In truth, (more…)

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