Galway

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Galway is a refreshing little town when compared to the dinginess of the main city of Ireland. We arrived after a 2+ hour bus trip. The weather is as nice as they get so all of the students are out along the bay. The main street is a haven for sidewalk bars. Ireland and England had a soccer match in the afternoon so the bars are packed.

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Quaint little cobblestone streets are off limits to traffic so finally I can cross the street without an almost certain fear of being blindsided by a car coming from the opposite direction from which I am expecting. We are hitting the cliffs of moher tomorrow so we will get to experience the coastal beauty of the western region.

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The weather was as good as it gets during our two day stay in Galway so the locals were out in full force to take advantage of the occasion.

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While we were here we also visited the Galway cathedral. While I am not a religious person I can certainly appreciate the power that certain places convey and I was genuinely moved by the experience inside the church.

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Galway

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