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Mosaïculture Gatineau 2018

Hello from Ottawa! This is Erika, my gorgeous almost eleven month old granddaughter. This summer, we explored Ottawa together and Mosaïculture Gatineau 2018 was the most impressive event we had a chance to see. This exhibition is a celebration of nature and culture. It is truly spectacular! I would like to …

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Dublin: Trinity College and more

To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all. -Oscar Wilde We spent our last day in Ireland in Dublin, visiting some of the most popular places like Trinity College Library, famous for its best known manuscript, the Book of Kells. Visiting Trinity College Library …

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The Dingle Peninsula

Nothing that is worth knowing can be taught. -Oscar Wilde The Dingle Peninsula is our last destination in Ireland before we go back to Dublin. According to local brochures the peninsula has more interesting historic sites and varied mountain scenery than any other part of Ireland. Apparently it was once cited …

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Ring of Kerry

Life is not complex. We are complex. Life is simple and a simple thing is the right thing. -Oscar Wilde Hello from beautiful Ireland! Today, I would like to invite you to join me on one of the most popular and beautiful drives in Ireland – the Ring of Kerry. We …

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Killarney: ancient woodlands

It seems to me that we all look at Nature too much and live with her too little. -Oscar Wilde Designated a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 1981, Killarney National Park comprises lakes, mountains and forests as well as some interesting historical sites. One of the most popular attractions in the park …

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Killarney and Ross Castle

You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear. –Oscar Wilde Hello from Killarney! it is a very loud town full of tourists and pubs. We were lucky because our accommodation was in a …

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Hill of Tara and Newgrange

Imagination was given to man to compensate him for what he is not, and a sense of humor was provided to console him for what he is. Oscar Wilde Today, I would like to present two amazing sites located not far from Dublin. The tour we took was organized by Mary …

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Dublin: Ha’penny Bridge and Temple Bar

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. Oscar Wilde One more walk in Dublin before we take a tour outside of the city. Like yesterday, we start from a bridge on the River Liffey then, we move to an …

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Dublin: Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett Bridge

Hello from Dublin, Ireland! The lovely person with me is my daughter Barbara and the smiling gentleman on the rock with a  is Oscar Wilde. He sits in front of a small sculpture of his pregnant wife in Merrion Square Park: Across the street is the Oscar Wilde House, 1 …

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