Galway

On our third day in Ireland, we boarded a train to Galway.  After we checked in at the Clybaun Hotel, we ate lunch at Cupan Tae. I ordered afternoon tea, while Ben had a salad.

Galway reminds me of Alexandria, in that its small streets are full of shops and restaurants, but other than eating and shopping, I’m not sure what else you’d do.

We took an hour-long bus tour of Galway. Our Irish tour guide was very familiar with Alexandria, including with our neighborhood, as he has friends in the area. He told me that he’d visited Mount Vernon, and that he’d seen a snake there (Ireland doesn’t have snakes; lucky).

The claddagh ring was everywhere – on signs, in stores, on street art. If I didn’t already have a claddagh ring, I’d be tempted to buy one.

We ended our day as we did most days in Ireland – at the pub. I ordered tea.

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