Ireland Days #5-6 This is Fluffy, a harbor cat who lives in Portmagee. I think Fluffy sees a lot of travelers pass this way. He knows how to strike a pose. I board a small boat with ten others to visit The Skelligs. I hope to be able to walk the more than 600 steps […]
Ireland Days #3-4 Sometimes I think of coffee as a blessed brew served by an angel of mercy, and Day 3 begins with a perfect cup. Breakfasts here are hearty and delicious…enough to fuel one through an entire day.
Ireland Day #2 Before arriving at Newgrange on Ireland day #2, the bus pulls in at Howth Harbor for a latte and little walk around. One of my favorite signs of the day is this one. It seems perfect as during these weeks I am not thinking about recipes and writing deadlines. We load […]
Ireland Part 1 Here’s Part 1 of my trip to Ireland. Gretapie knew something was up on Sunday when I placed my fully loaded pack on the deck. After saying goodbye’s, Duncan drove me to Cindy’s. We had planned on walking on the ferry and then taking light rail to the airport, but
It’s Getting Close It’s getting close now. Sunday I depart. Yesterday my dear friend Barbara, who travels on the cheap six months out of the year, which I think qualifies her as being a well-seasoned practitioner of the craft, comes over to share with me her hints for packing. After a thorough once over of […]