Chaos in Dublin!
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June 15th, 2007 – by: chrisrae
So I made my way to Dublin and landed here just in time for rush hour.
In any event, museums close at 5 and since it was already close to four when I arrived, I only managed one site which caught my eye in my guidebook, St. Michan's Church. The original church dated back to 1095, but this one is more like 1700s. The part that intrigued me is that it may have inspired Bram Stoker's Dracula. There are vaults in the basement holding mummies, one of which was a crusader (I touched his finger for good luck) and two brothers who were executed in 1798. When I say executed, I mean they were hung til near death, then gutted, quartered and beheaded. I think they pissed someone off. The order of execution was on display with all the details.
I also finally found an internet cafe that is not only cheap, but I can download pics, so I'm finally caught up on those. Yay!
Tomorrow is Bloomsday, so I want to see what's up for that. But first I must seek out a pint of Guinness before bed - I hear Mulligan's pours the best. Off to find out...
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