The Galway Races & ride up to Westport #5 August 2nd 2017 The Galway Races with the Caulfield's
I arrived at the Connacht Hotel in Galway about 4:30 after a windy ride on the Motorway. The Connacht is an ok hotel and certainly served my needs. I took a cab into town and had dinner in a place called Kirby's. My meal was outstanding and was the dinner referral from Bill Eagan who I met at "A Bunch of Grapes" Pub. Bill is a US transplant, I'm actually su ... read more
Europe » Ireland » County Mayo » Westport 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
Hi I'm Jim,
This blog site has been created to allow friends and supporters to follow my Motorcycle trips around the world. This years trip is called "Mostly South of the Mason-Dixon Ride". I'll start in Wisconsin and head East to Canton Ohio then down through Washington DC/ Balimore and along the east coast of the US. I'll cut accross southern Georgia, Alabama, Mississippii, heading toward New Orleans, LA. Then head back north via St. Louis MO. I'll hit parts of 17 states and cover about 3,200 miles.
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