Archive for October, 2008
Waverly, Ohio, USA

Woke up this morning (was going to say “at 09:15, ha ha ha, I don’t have a job!” then realized it was Saturday so it’s more normal to oversleep) to this dream. Surely no psychological basis, right? I was in an old wooden boat (not sure if it was sail or powered) and casting off […]

Waverly, Ohio, USA
Waverly, Ohio, USA

Start location: Shannon, Ireland [umap id=”11914″ size=”t” alignment=”right”] End location: Waverly, Ohio, USA Just got through US Border Protection…in Ireland. Weird. Anyhow, the woman, after looking at my customs declaration form which lists where I’ve traveled, asked me “so where all have you been?” Naively thinking she’s making pleasant small talk I said something like […]

Shannon, Ireland
Shannon, Ireland

Start location: Frankfield, Co. Cork, Ireland [umap id=”11909″ size=”t” alignment=”right”] End location Shannon Airport, Ireland Said goodbye to Kamila at the Cork bus station and caught the bus up to Shannon. There aren’t any good connections to get me there in time in the morning, so I’m taking a bus up tonight and staying in […]

Cork, Ireland
Cork, Ireland

Location: Cork, Ireland [umap id=”11906″ size=”t” alignment=”right”] I started reading Ryszard Kapuscinski on Kamila’s recommendation, and after the first sentence of the first book became pretty much addicted. Now, in a third book, he is traveling through Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan. Agonizing as I am about flying east and resuming the trip, or calling it […]

Cork, Ireland
Cork, Ireland

02-Oct, Cork, 14:00: First Murphy’s stout (so much better than Guinness!) My choice of pub (Clancy’s) for lunch wasn’t perfect, but it’s ok, especially since I was starting to get shaky from hunger. Had chicken and vegetable soup and bread. My apple crumble dessert was a cold blob from the fridge, not the warm baked […]

Zagreb to Cork, Ireland
Zagreb to Cork, Ireland

Start location: Zagreb, Croatia [umap id=”11906″ size=”t” alignment=”right”] End location: Cork, Ireland 09:00, bus to ZAG: Up at 07:20, shower, packed, pastry, tram to bus station. On schedule so far. The three flights are on three different airlines which I booked myself…gulp. (They aren’t responsible for delays from the others, nevermind if I accidentally booked […]