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Danger at the Cliffs of Moher

We drove up the road and saw several cars parked on the side of the road. During our hectic drive we saw many cars parked on the side and termed it “Irish parking” as everyone seemed to park whereever they wanted. Sidewalk, road, grass, it didn’t seem to matter. I figured we’d park like the Irish and save ourselves the 7.00 euro while we saw these majestic sights.

Faery Temples in Ireland? You bet! Newgrange and Knowth

Newgrange is best known for the illumination of its passage and chamber by the winter solstice sun. Above the entrance to the passage at Newgrange there is a opening called a roof-box. This baffling orifice held a great surprise for those who unearthed it. Its purpose is to allow sunlight to penetrate the chamber on the shortest days of the year, around December 21, the winter solstice.

A First Class Update!

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We are such classy people (hah… yah right!) that we decided to first class it up for our train from Liverpool to London. For just a mere 6 pounds each we could upgrade our economy seats to first class. So far those dollars spent have double themselves in savings. First Class on Virgin Trains get […]

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