Last day in Cork July 29th 2012 July 29 Last day in Cork.
Today I walked from the Hostel to St Finbaar’s Cathedral and the Elizabeth Fort. The walked all around the Cathedral but they wanted €6 to look at the inside, and quite frankly I’ve seen tons of the inside of churches for free and wasn’t going to pay to see inside this one.
I then walked over to the Elizabeth Fort and while Lonely Planet raves about the view ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County 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
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 way. When I post a blog I try and provide some practical and useful information on the location I visit in the blog for the frugal/budget travele... full info