1London Marathon: week 19 of 19
Sunday target run: 1 hour
Yep...that crazy work thing has wreaked havoc once again with my blogging...and there has been so much going on with Hachie Gal and Budman to report! Before I update you all, a few final posts with photos from J and JB's trip to London.
Day 5 of the Texans tour saw us doing what anyone would LIKE to do on St. Patrick's Day...spend in in Ireland. After an early morning wake-up call at 4:30 am, the four or us set off by air for a day tour of Dublin.
A picture perfect day, weather wise and otherwise, with no transportation glitches whatsoever. The luck of the Irish was definitely with us....
Strolling about downtown Dublin.
The St. Patrick's Day parade in Dublin.
Can't see the parade? Bring your step ladder to the event!
Trivia question: What do the colors of the Irish flag signifiy? Answer below.
Face painting on St. Patrick's Day! Budman was the first in line, asking "Like my shamrock?"
A tour of the Guiness Brewery. The place was huge, and samples were available
My little leprachaun.
The weird and wacky in Dublin. Lebrachauns for lunch?
Christ's Church, Dublin Ireland.
St. Patrick's Cathedral - Dublin, Ireland.
Kilmainham Gaol prison, Dublin, Ireland. This prison has a long history as a workhouse, and then later, a prison for political prisoners fighting for Irish independence.
The river Liffey at night.
Answer to trivia question: The orange represents the protestant or unionist tradition, green represents the catholic or nationalist tradition, and white for the peace it was hoped would exist between the two factions.