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Ireland 2016

I just spent two weeks in Ireland with my family, and it was a blast!  We flew into Dublin, spent a few days there, and then rented a car and drove south through Wexford, around the bottom of the country through Cobh and Cork (and Blarney!), then worked our way up the western coast through Kerry, Clare, and Sligo all the way up to the northern part of Donegal, then completed the circle with a few days in Belfast before returning to Dublin and then home. We had adventures (and pints) every single day!

Map of Ireland showing the areas we visited (Dublin, Wexford, Cork, Kerry, Donegal, and Belfast)Steve, Eric, Brenda, and Heidi on the roof of Enniscorthy Castle.

 

Family vacation – part 3

Day 8: Berchtesgaden and into Salzburg (or at least near Salzburg) Because we’d arrived at Berchtesgaden too late in the evening to get up the mountain to Eagle’s Nest, we went up first thing the following morning. As most people probably know already, the “Eagle’s Nest” (or “Kehlsteinhaus”) was Hitler’s mountain-top getaway. He didn’t actually… Continue Reading