STRONG … Tower Spire of Dublin behind the Jim Larkin statue.
TRAVEL for 18 hours to Dublin, Ireland, including transit in Amsterdam, the Netherlands is actually very tiring. Playing on the minds of many things along the way, among them are in Dublin two weeks later would bring special memories because this was the first writer to set foot in Europe.Obviously the best out of Dublin International Airport, the feeling to explore the unique capacity of urban population is growing membuak 500.000 boiling.
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HEATED … between matches involving national hockey team in Olympic qualifying campaign.
stiff … writer with a man who resembled the statue.
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lively … the people of Ireland St Patrick’s Day celebration, held every March 17.
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HISTORY … Postal Ireland Headquarters building which has existed since 1818 is located on O’Connell Street.
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SHOPPING .. many options for shopping in Grafton Street.
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UNIQUE … people like the statue to be seen on the streets to attract visitors.
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DIGNITY … River Liffey in the heart of Dublin city.
, especially after a taxi driver who sent the writer to hotel tells a bit about the pulse of the city of Dublin in Ireland .
cold weather around eight to 12 degrees Celsius is fun because it was difficult to experience it in their own country, but if visiting the highlands like Genting Highlands or Cameron Highlands.
Most of the time during the two weeks spent there visiting Dublin city center due to the constraints of official duties, ie covering the Olympics qualifying campaign involving hockey countries.
Dublin city center is not too large compared with the Kuala Lumpur with a capacity of densely populated urban areas.
In contrast to Kuala Lumpur which is always seen busy with their daily activities, including traffic congestion, Dublin more relaxed because the question does not arise directly congestion.
This is because people there prefer to use public transportation such as taxis, buses and tram (train) to go to the destination.
the more unique about the city of Dublin is, it is difficult for us to see the skyscrapers such as KLCC, but each building is lower and most of the old building.
A lot of sweet memories can be recorded at the center of Dublin, one of the most popular is the tower known as the Spire of Dublin as high as 121.2 meters made of stainless steel and is located on O’Connell Street. The tower reflects the modernity of Dublin city in the 21st century.
Interesting about this tower is, in the daytime it retains the look of steel, but by nightfall, the monument is seen as if to reach heaven.
Spire of Dublin, is also a tourist attraction when visiting Dublin is Trinity College, a leading higher education institutions in Dublin, which opened in 1592. Similarly, the river known as the River Liffey which is located in Dublin city center.
For those who prefer to shop, Dublin promises a paradise for shopping is not difficult to find a place that puts a lot of choice for visitors to spend on reasonable price.
Among the most popular location is at Grafton Street, Henry Street and shopping center Stephen’s Green. A lot of luxury shops in Grafton Street, including Boodles and Brown Thomas.
In the Brown Thomas store some popular boutiques such as Hermès, Tiffany’s, Chanel and Louis Vuitton.
Happened when there also, the author could see their national festival known as the St Patrick’s Day is celebrated every March 17.
Ireland citizens will gather in Dublin city center with a green dress while watching the parade along the route O ‘Connell Street.
see the vibrant city of Dublin, the author had the opportunity to see’ madness’ of the Irish to the sport. Notwithstanding any sport, the presence of supporters to the stadium has never been disappointing, including field hockey is not popular in the sport compared to rugby and football.
Rugby fanatics such as creating a sense among fans and even every hotel, restaurant or small shops are willing to open up additional tents to allow customers to assemble national teams in action on television. />
Another thing is, citizens of Ireland friendly and helpful, making tourists to this small country should not feel worried about their safety.
To be sure, two weeks in Dublin gave a very sweet experience. Not only for Olympic coverage, but also saw a very clear cultural differences between Europe and Asia.class=”blogger-post-footer”>
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