Climbing the Walls in Church

Climbing the Walls in Church

July 24, Glasgow, Scotland During our travels on the Camino and throughout Europe we’ve spent a lot of time in old churches, but on our first day in Scotland, had our most unusual experience yet in what was once a house of worship. We finished our five-week Irish adventure on Thursday. Our friend Mary, who […]

The Jedis of Ireland: Star Wars in County Kerry

Posted by on Jul 21, 2016 in Europe, Ireland, Just for Fun | No Comments

Ballyferriter, County Kerry, Ireland July 17, 2016 The final scene of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, takes place “A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away.” The actual set for that final moment is a stony island off the west coast of Ireland called  Skellig Michael. In that finale to the movie, […]

You Say You Want a Revolution

Posted by on Jul 4, 2016 in Europe, Travel Update | No Comments

July 4, 2016 Dublin, Ireland We picked a great time to stay in Ireland. The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland both played in the Euro 2016 football (what we Americans call soccer) tournament and each advanced into the round of 16 before being defeated. We even caught several games at local pubs.     […]