After we filled up on cookies at the top of our hike we headed back down the hill. The way down, as ever, was much faster than the way up. Though, not as fast as it usually is given how genuinely scary the wind was. I feel like in my last post I hyped the … Continue reading May 21, 2017: You May As Well Go For It
We knew we wanted to go on a hike in Connemara but we didn't have any idea as to where exactly in Connemara we needed to go to do that. So we did what every reasonable person does in this situation, we google mapped Connemara and headed to the first point that was labeled visitor … Continue reading May 21, 2017: “Some would say that’s too much…”
I know that there are a lot of people who look down on the gift shop. It is the epitome of a tourist trap. Everything is overpriced and most things are pretty darn tacky and I love them so so so much. I would never skip the main event for the gift shop but in … Continue reading May 20th 2017: Gotta Love A Gift Shop
The goal was to get from Dublin to Galway. My dad had arranged for a car rental but without even having to talk about it we both knew neither of us wanted to drive in, or really even near, the city of Dublin. We could have managed, sure, but if you don't have to, why … Continue reading May 19 2017: Winging It!
I was on this trip to Ireland with my dad because because I just graduated from UW-Madison and my parents bought me the flight tickets as a graduation gift. Given that my major was English and in my last semester I took a James Joyce class I was psyched to check out some sort James … Continue reading May 18, 2017: Joyce, Jameson, and New Friends
You know how sometimes you just run on adrenaline for the first twenty four hours of a trip you're on because you are just too excited too rest? We arrived in Dublin and my twenty four hours were almost up. When we landed we waited in line for a bit to go through customs. As … Continue reading May 17th 2017: Arriving in Dublin