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Cork’s Red Abbey

After I bused to Cork’s university, I walk back to the city. I passed the Red Abbey on the way. There wasn’t much to see except the 14th century tower but the area around the abbey, though not what would grasp a tourist’s attention, gave me a perfect setting for a small section of my story. Continue reading Cork’s Red Abbey

A hike to Dingli Cliffs

On my first Maltese trip, when my youngest daughter and I had met up on the island to visit my middle daughter, we had this crazy idea of walking to Dingli Cliffs from Rabat. In other words, we walked a third of the way across the island. Continue reading A hike to Dingli Cliffs

Baffled by Ecuador’s buses

During my entire Ecuador trip, I travelled by bus but I have yet to talk about bus culture as I saw it. Oh yes, the buses were air-conditioned; there was no smoking; you were assigned a seat on long journeys; all things I appreciated. It made bus travel through Ecuador a delight – all except for one thing. Continue reading Baffled by Ecuador’s buses