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The Bus To Dungarvan
The owner of Captain Halpin’s Bunkhouse in Wicklow, knowing that we were without a car, looked at us with surprise when she asked where we were headed next and heard Dungarvan. A slight look of disbelief came across her face until I rattled off the bus numbers. “We’ll be on the 2 to Enniscorthy, the […]
Things I Learned In Youghal, Co Cork, Ireland
Youghal is a beautiful town so far with an immense amount of history. Tomorrow we’ll have a chance to explore more, but a few things have already been learned in the last few hours. Youghal is pronounced ‘Yawl’. Or at least according to some flier we saw today. I don’t think it’s as easy a […]
Full Tilt: Ireland To India With A Bicycle
Sometime last year I stumbled upon writer Dervla Murphy, and her book chronicling her solo trip in 1963, Full Tilt: Ireland to India with a Bicycle. I think I was drawn by the cycling, the wonder at how it was done equipment wise, and just the raw adventure it promised. The book turned out to […]