July 26 Cork July 26th 2012 July 26 - Cork - Invested today exploring Cork. The weather was nice and cool and the food was good. Did Tons of walking and took tons of pictures. I found another Hillbilly Chicken on The Grand Parade St. next to Bishop Lucey Park but I don't think it is as good as the one on MacCurtan Street. I checked out Bishop Lucey Park, The English Market, The memorial to fighters for Irish Independance ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Cork » Cork 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