Heading back to Europe for 2 months July 17th 2012 July 17 Tuesday
Good morning...I'm at my sisters and up at 0200 (10 AM in Ireland) taking another look at everything in my suitcase and seeing what I can leave behind. It’s going to be a long day tomorrow. I'll leave her house about 08:45 (Texas time) Wednesday and get to Ballinasloe around 2 PM Thursday (Ireland time) if all goes well.
The plan is to spend Thursday and Friday in B ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County 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