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Monthly Archives: October 2014
Recent Return Visit to Ireland
Having never lived abroad, it’s a new experience for Nuala and I, to return home for holidays. I wonder if we are experiencing the same feelings that emigrants, coming home on holidays feel too. Also you notice different things about … Continue reading
Posted in On the Journey, People We have Meet on the Gap Year, People who have helped us on our way, Places visited Tagged 5th best place to visit for 2015, Andrea Molloy, beauty of Sligo, Benbulben Mountain, Bill Kee, Chalon sur Saone, Clontarf, Fingal Rotary Club, Irish friendliness, living in a french town, lonely planet, Strandhill Sligo, SVP, SVP Fundraising 2 Comments
We have returned to Ireland this week because of my knee.
We flew back to Ireland on Monday evening because I had a follow up appointment with the Consultant. The good news is that today I had another MRI scan on my knee and met with the Consultant afterwards. As I had … Continue reading
Posted in Adrian injury, front page Tagged Chalon, channel tunnel from Folkestone to Calais, Dublin, Gap Year, MRI Scan., Nottingham, Sligo, srida bike 3 Comments
Once again we have landed on our feet! Chalon perfect for the winter
Yesterday was our first day at winter mooring in Chalon sur Saone. It’s perfect! We deserve it as we had to travel for 42 days, motoring 1525 km, go through 171 locks and 3 tunnels to get here! A lot … Continue reading
What a difference a year and eight days make!
Saint Jean de Losne, a small town on the Saone River, won’t mean a lot to you, but it is significant for Nuala and I. We moored in St Jean on Monday night, a year and eight days since we … Continue reading
Reims – a city of history
Recently on return trip from Ireland we stop at Reims. We always wanted to see it as many boaters had told us it was a beautiful and interesting city. They were right.