On the ground in Dublin May 10th 2012 May 10 Thursday - I arrived safely in Dublin about 7AM this morning. It was raining and about 45 degrees. I caught the Airlink Bus into Dublin and took it the long way around to Heuston Station using it to have a look at the city. It really is amazing how those bus drivers can weave in and around traffic on those narrow streets. And the little cars and bicycle drivers have absolutely no fear ... 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
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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