Monthly Archives: July 2011

hot town, summer in the city

After another brief hiatus, I’m back, bitches. Well, “back” to the few of you who noticed my absence. Thanks for stroking my ego and warming the cockles of my heart. Or was that just the heat wave? I’ve just returned … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Belfast’s Queen’s Quarter

Home sweet hostel for my stay in Belfast was in quiet Queen’s Quarter (and look what I just did there), a 15 minute walk south of the Europa Buscentre, the main transportation hub for the city. I found Belfast to … Continue reading

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Great Walks: Giants Causeway Coast Way

Though tour buses from Belfast descend upon the Giant’s Causeway in County Antrim, Northern Ireland every day, the causeway coast is best explored at a slower pace over the course of at least an overnight or two. Some of the … Continue reading

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Dublin Highlight: The Celt Pub

Traveling alone on my first trip to Dublin (I would return about a week later in the company of five gentlemen), afforded me the opportunity to wander aimlessly through the streets, sort out my mental map of the city at … Continue reading

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Four years of July 4ths

Yesterday marked the first 4th of July that I have celebrated in America since 2007. Ergo, I thought I’d take a look back at where I’ve been during my last few fourths. (and try saying “few fourths” several times fast) … Continue reading

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What ever happened to Ireland?

A dead computer battery. A few days of sailing on the Chesapeake Bay, away from said misbehaving computer. A few hundred Ireland photos to sort through and upload to a friend’s server so that he can compile a huge collection … Continue reading

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