It’s our last day in Ireland 😦 so we’ve taken the day off of blogging to enjoy Dublin and prepare for our journey stateside. Here are our trip stats as of 12 AM 1-14-2018.
Distance Walked/Hiked/Climbed: 98.1 miles
# Buses Taken: 17
# Buses Missed: 2 (it was Maggie’s fault both times)
# Trains Ridden: 3
# Flights Flown: 4
# Taxis Hailed: 1
# Days In Country(ies): 11
Towns Visited: Dublin, Cork, Tralee, Dingle, Doolin, Galway, Coleraine, Belfast, and Bushmills
Countries Visited: Iceland, Ireland, Northern Ireland (United Kingdom)
# Items Lost: 0 (we’re proud of this one 😉 ) …but “knock on wood” cause we haven’t made it home yet
# of H. vs M. Fights: 3 and counting 😉 the winners are debatable … actually, who are we kidding??? – we’re sisters so when are we ever not fighting?!!! 🙂
# Times “Sweet Home Alabama” Was Heard: 3 – weird? we know!
Breweries/Distilleries Visited: the trifecta! Guinness, Jameson, Bushmills
Candy Bars Eaten (in rank order):
- Double Decker
- Kit Kat (New York Cheesecake Flavor)
- Wispa Duo
# Bowls Of Irish Stew Consumed: 2 (Maggie is slightly disappointed)
# Pints Guinness Drunk: 18
# Whiskey Cocktails Tried: 4
# Kisses Given: 3 … and all to the Blarney Stone 😉
# Redheads Spotted: surprisingly few…about 25
# Times Our Red Hair Was Noticed: once again, surprisingly few…twice
# Sheep Seen: one sheep, two sheep, three sheep … Damn! this is putting us to sleep
# Times We’ve Benefitted From Irish Hospitality: too many to count
# Blog Posts Written: 11
Combined Weight Of Backpacks: less than 44lbs.
# Laundry Loads Done: 1 … Chicago get ready to smell us!
# Leprachans Caught: 2 … but they got away 😦 (Keith was that you???)
Do We Feel Luckier?: Ummm … of course!!!!
Lastly, we’d like to once again thank everyone who has followed our travels these past 11 days! We definitely wouldn’t have kept up with the blog as much as we did if our parents had been our only readers – it was really fun to have an audience!
‘hanks a million for reading!
H. + M.