Dublin, Ireland: Day 2 March 25th 2010 Thursday, March 25th brought a nice change of pace. With an uncharacteristically late program start time of 9:00AM, coupled with the convenience of having the presentation held in the hotel we were staying in, DrakeSMART travelers had an easy morning. After a quick stop by the breakfast buffet we assembled in the upstairs dining area of the hotel bar, finding the chairs and tables rearranged into ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Dublin » Dublin 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
Why I started a blog:
Between 03/11/10-03/29/10 I traveled throughout Europe as part of Drake University's DrakeSMART travel abroad program. We visited Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, France, Ireland and England. I thought this would be a great way to stay in touch with friends and family and it worked out very well! I will continue to use TravelBlog when I travel abroad, perhaps even when I make it to an interesting place right here in the US.
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