Monthly Archives: February 2000

World Trip 1999-2000: Day 112 – Chester to Shrewsbury to Stratford-upon-Avon, England

Tuesday 29 February 2000 Highlights: Royal Shakespeare Company’s performance of Macbeth We set out to explore Chester in a good mood but it was quickly dispelled when we couldn’t find anywhere to put our backpacks which resulted in us taking … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 111 – Cardiff to Bath to Chester, England

Monday 28 February 2000 Highlights: Bath Abbey, Roman Baths, Walking tours of Bath Starting early we headed off to Bath to spend the day before arriving late in the day at Chester which we will explore tomorrow. Bath was originally … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 110 – Cardiff, Wales

Sunday 27 February 2000 Highlights: Cardiff Castle, not throwing up (from overnight ferry). Quite amazingly we got to Cardiff at about 6 am, as we caught a bus straight from the ferry (my stomach still hasn’t quite settled) and at … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 109 – Limerick to Rosslare, Ireland

Saturday 26 February 2000 Highlights: St Mary’s Cathedral, King John’s Castle Today we explored Limerick City starting with St Mary’s Cathedral was built in 1172. Next was the excellent the King John’s Castle.  King John is often portrayed in fiction … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 108 – Limerick, Ireland

Friday 25 February 2000 Highlights: Bunratty Castle Although technically today was a day based in Limerick we actually caught a bus out to Bunratty village to visit Bunratty Castle.  Originally we tried to hire a car to visit Lough Gur … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 107 – Kilkenny to Waterford to Limerick, Ireland

Thursday 24 February 2000 Highlights: Watching a Waterford Crystal Vase being made. On our way to Limerick we stopped off at Waterford and spent the day exploring.  Like most ancient cities Waterford at one time was walled but little remains … Continue reading

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World Trip 1999-2000: Day 106 – Dublin to Kilkenny, Ireland

Wednesday 23 February 2000 Highlights: St Canice (Kilkenny) Cathedral, Smithwick Brewery, Kilkenny Castle Today was spent in one our our small changes to the plan – Kilkenny City.  We caught the 9 am bus from Dublin and arrived at Kilkenny … Continue reading

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