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August 6 2011 Trip: Day 4 Ireland — The Aran Islands (aka The Most Beautiful Place on Earth) Part 1

I know, after a title like that, these island fellows better be good! Trust me, they won’t disappoint. There are so many photos involved in this entry, I decided to make it a THREE-parter! After two days of relatively hard … Continue reading

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August 5 2011 Trip: Day 3 Ireland — Lonely, lovely, loopy!

After convincing the kids that our first real day of cycling would be the hardest one, I was gratified to be right for a change. After a delicious hearty Irish breakfast, featuring some rather spectacular ham, we headed out for … Continue reading

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August 4 2011 Trip: Day 2 Ireland — Ennis to Doolin (or why I love my Internally Geared Hub)

Today, we rode from Ennis, our starting destination, to Doolin, which is along the Western Irish coast. The weather was particularly mediocre, wet and cool, as we took off. Though we didn’t get much actual rain, there was a significant … Continue reading

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