a day in dublin

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This morning we are on the train from Dublin to Galway. We woke up to a bright blue sky in Dublin, packed up our belongings, and left our little apartment for the tram to the train station. Although the apartment itself was a bit sketchy it was in a great ...

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the roller derby queen in dublin

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Well last night a bit of Dublin had a taste of some Jim Croce music. I'm not sure where it came from but we were enjoying the musical pub crawl that started in Tower Square. Our two guides for the night were Eugene, who played the Irish banjo, and ...

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ship building lessons in stockholm

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Today we heard the name Gustavus Adophus quite a lot. With apologies to my friends in St. Peter I must say he didn't know much about ship building. In all truth it really wasn't his fault from a technical point of view, but he did pay the bill ...

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bon voyage oslo

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As I write this we are just pulling in to Copenhagen Denmark aboard the Vision of the Seas. We are waiting for breakfast to be served, and looking at the awesome offshore wind turbines:






Last night was our first night aboard ship and it was really great to get in ...

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read all about it, biking with mike is great

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After days and days of using our feet to get around european cities it was time for a change, and what better city to try two wheeled touring in than Copenhagen. Copenhagen has more bikes than anywhere else in the world. They make the people of Portland look like a ...

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the nœrøyfjorden

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This morning we got to sleep in, have a relaxing breakfast, catch up on some email and reading, and then we started our long day's journey. As I'm writing this its 10:45 and we are still an hour out of Oslo. Of course it is also still ...

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beautiful balestrand

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After the late night heavy metal concert in Bergen, we were all very ready for some peace and quiet. We found it in Balestrand Norway. To get to Balestrand we took the early morning Ferry out of Bergen, and came up through the Fjords to get here. The Beauty of ...

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heavy metal in bergen

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Last night after we ate our dinner at the Ship Inn we came out to this sight.






The tide had gone out and left all of the boats stranded on the sand.







This morning we flew from Aberdeen Scotland to Bergen Norway, the landing was absolutely spectacular. I've never ...

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st. andrews hole in one!

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Can you possibly imagine a better way to top off a trip to St. Andrews than with a hole in one? Well thats what I did!! Josh and I were playing this morning, and it was on the 16th hole. I hit my drive perfectly straight, just a little left ...

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a draw in edinburg

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One week after watching our Decorah Vikings take third in the state soccer tournament we were back watching futbol again. This time we were in Edinburgh Scotland watching USA play England. Now before you get too worried about us cheering for our side on the home turf of our opponent ...

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