September 2017
  • Day4

    Classic Dublin

    September 9, 2017 in Ireland ⋅ ⛅ 14 °C

    After a day trip and coastal sea walk in Howth we escaped into the pubs of Dublin yesterday to escape a few showers. We listened to live traditional Irish music while quaffing a dark brown Guinness and tucking into flavorful Irish stew. Graham McLaren from Scotland has been our convivial companion these past 2 days. But we now say farewell to Graham and the Emerald Isle ... we sleep in St Jean Pied de Port tonight. The Camino begins tomorrow.Read more

  • Day1

    Unconventional start ...

    September 6, 2017 in Ireland ⋅ ⛅ 16 °C

    Eschewing Irish stew and Guiness, we opted for cheap but tasty fare for our first day in Dublin ... spicy Korean cuisine featurung kim chee for supper and a Hare Krishna eatery for lunch. A visit to Kilmainham Gaol gave us some history and of course some of the tragedy that is Ireland. And never far away ... a reminder of the pilgrimage to come.Read more