Archive - April 2015

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A 10th Century Abbot and His Cats – Monasterboice & Celtic High Crosses
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Mellifont Abbey – Ireland
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Cuba Cats – Havana (and a few dogs, too!)

A 10th Century Abbot and His Cats – Monasterboice & Celtic High Crosses

It was within these ancient walls that illuminated manuscripts were written by candlelight and biblical stories translated from far-away languages. Monks gathered here together to share knowledge and keep it safe. Once the center for learning and religion in the Irish countryside, the ruins of MONASTERBOICE near Drogheda beckon lovers of […]

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Mellifont Abbey – Ireland

If you close your eyes and stand very still…you just might hear them. Between the wind whispering through the trees and the gurgling voice of the nearby River Mattock, it’s sometimes possible to make out the voices. Low voices murmuring prayers and supplication to God. Their soft chants echo over […]

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Cuba Cats – Havana (and a few dogs, too!)

Cuba Cats! You know it’s impossible for me to visit a new place and NOT look for the furry residents. See Cats of Greece and Travel is for the Dogs and Cats. To me, the cats and dogs can tell a better story about a place than some stuffy old […]

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