Day 15: Dublin

Saturday July 26, 2008

Today was tourism day in Dublin. It was also the penultimate day of this year’s Tour de France. Darren has been to Dublin before, in fact he spent a whole week here a few years back and has seen most of the obvious tourist stuff – so he opted for a day in a pub watching the cycle racing. Carlos Sastre is poised to win his first Tour de France if he can hold it together in today’s time trial.

Michal, despite being a six-month resident of Dublin, hadn’t seen all of the city’s highlights so joined Agata and me (that’s Justin) for a day of sightseeing. We must have walked 10 km today, the pics will give you a fair idea of the ground we covered. Dublin is a great city and I would recommend anyone to visit, you need longer than a day though!

We ate lunch in an authentic Polish restaurant and hooked up with Darren after a tour of the famous Guinness factory. We enjoyed a few early evening drinks before heading back to Michal’s place – we have an early start again tomorrow.

Today we are sightseeing in Dublin - on foot

Today we are sightseeing in Dublin – on foot

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