Galway again and pub crawl....or not. May 28th 2012 Monday May 28, 2012
Today I caught the #20 bus to Galway and checked into the Kinlay Hostel. It’s a lively place now at 7:pm. I took some pictures earlier when I checked in. About 30 French school kids have checked in and are playing music so it’s a lot livelier now. One of them is playing the piano and he is exceptionally good. I seem to be the only “mature” gentleman here.
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Europe » Ireland » County Galway » Galway 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