When we dropped the car last night we got a bus pass for a RT from the airport and a 48-hour Hop On/Hop Off bus tour around the city. Basically the buses (which operate in many cities around the world) circle in a loop and hit a stop about every 15 minutes. Just as the … Continue reading February 12th, 2020 – Day 4: Dublin, Ireland
We got up and got packed then went for breakfast across the street at Bastion Kitchen. I had the bap (a sausage sandwich) with coffee and it was so delicious. They topped it with some greens and something I had never had before - a tomato/onion jam that took that sandwich to a whole new … Continue reading February 11th, 2020 – Day 3: Athlone, Ireland to Dublin, Ireland
Wow. What a day. We got up and around at a leisurely pace this morning after a much-needed night's sleep. I think we slept about 10-11 hours. We have encountered some fierce winds, sleet, rain, snow...and no damn sun so far. Not what I need to get over my S. A. D. but if it … Continue reading February 10th, 2020 – Day 2: Galway, Ireland to Athlone, Ireland
After a very sleepless night (go figure!) we left KC early this morning and flew to Atlanta. Atlanta is a five hour layover so we will need to find something to occupy that time. First Class, a couple of cocktails, and we are on our way in grand fashion! I finally decided to just stay … Continue reading February 8th/9th, 2020 – Day 1: Flights Over and Arrival!