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Dub what i hear you all saying.... Well thats the name of the place we went to today. It is a museum of the history of Dublin through the ages. It covers everything from the vikings up to the medieval times. It was thoroughly interesting. The display was set up so that you couldtry on old armour, play interactive games and be involved in what life was like back in those times.

We found out that vikings never actually wore horned helmets, but when we got to the end, we found that the souvenir shop was still willing to sell them.

Then it was next door to Christs Church, a cathedral that has been standing in the centre of the city for hundreds of years, although it has been knocked down and rebuilt overtime. We had just entered the church when we were told that we would have to come back later because there was a service about to start. When we went to leave we were aksed if we had seen everything, and then told that we could stay in the church, but had to avoid the service area. A lot of confusion, talk about Irish......

This afternoon we headed for the natural history museum, about half an hours walk away, only to find that the place had been closed until further notice.

There is a huge model railway in Ireland that Matt really wanted to go to, however this has also been shut for winter. These Irish dont like getting out in the cold much, know what i mean (hope your laughing mum and dad).

I should also add that in our dorm where we are sleeping there is this old guy who looks like an elf, and he snores really loudly. Jess was smart enough to bring earplugs, and i am lucky enough not to have ears, so Matt was kept up all night listening to Mr. Snoresalot.

Tomorrow its off to the Dublin Zoo becuase they have elephants and Jess really wants to see an elephant.

Posted by Flapper TD 07:32 Archived in Ireland

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Well I woke up this morning to quite a surprise - 4 new blogs! Thanks Flap!
Snoring and a train line nearby (but not the one Matt wanted) - its tough in Ireland.
Tell Jess I finally had my hair cut - last time was 8 months ago just before her birthday! Still didn't go short - look forward to seeing hers.
Don't be cheeky to those elephants - they're a bit bigger than you.
And keep an eye out for the mischievous faerie folk - though you'd be more than a match for their little tricks I imagine.

by bevmaxwell

Its good to make friends with Elephants Flap but don't sleep under their tail....hmm

by feezpops

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