Cork to Killarney June 5th 2012 Tuesday June 5 – Cork to Killarney - I got up early and quietly got dressed so as not to wake up my two female roommates. Then I went downstairs and did a little rat killing while I drank my tea and ate my banana. It’s 54 degrees and raining outside. It’s cold (for a Texan) inside the hostel and I am wearing my coat. I came downstairs so my roomies could sleep and after 9 I will go back up a ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Kerry » Killarney Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C. Invasions by Norsemen that began in the late 8th century were finally ended when King Brian BORU defeated the Danes in 1014. English invasions began in the 12th century and set off more than se... ... read more
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I am a sojourner, that is my occupation, that is what I do. I took Early Retirement in December 2010 and never looked back. I have taken several trips while on vacations around the US and to Europe while I was working but now can travel full time if I wish. Since I retired I have been visiting or revisiting many of my favorite locations in the US and then revisiting many of my favorite locations in Europe at a more leisurely pace, blogging all the ... full info