Blog posts tagged in Ireland
The first week here in Ireland, I and all of the other international students had lots of things to do. We had meetings to go to, classes to schedule, activities planned for us and shopping to complete. Meanwhile, we were all getting settled into our new home and conquering jet lag.
However, after all of that, we were rewarded with the real reason we all really came to Ireland- a little bit of traveling. Everywhere we've been has been incredible. There are artifacts in museums from B.C. that are really well preserved because of the boggy landscape of Ireland! There are artifacts from the 1600s and before, and it boggles my brain that the ones from the 1800s aren't as big of a deal here, when that would be the pinnacle of most American museums.
Derry/Londonderry has a wall running through it that dates back to the sixteenth century! We visited...