Thursday, November 13, 2008

Off on trips again

This evening I will realise something of a dream of mine, I will be in Ireland. I can't really explain why but I have always wanted to go there and with Monday being a public holiday in the Czech Republic, Mrs Velkyal and I decided to take an extra couple of days off and make a very long weekend of it.

Of course no trip to Ireland would be complete for me without hunting out various beers and pubs; so for example tomorrow we are in Dublin, and I have already requested stopping in both The Porterhouse and Messrs Maguire - and I may have to drop into the Czech Inn as well, we shall see.

On Saturday we are going over to Galway, so a few pints of Galway Hooker is a necessity - although I think the highlight for me will be just being back by the Atlantic, and I imagine it is an area of the world which is very similar to my own.

Have no idea what is happening on Sunday, but then on Monday we are meeting up with The BeerNut, Adeptus and Thom for lunch at the Bull and Castle, even though it may be more liquid than actual lunch!

All in all I am very much looking forward to this trip other than the flying that is.

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