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The Louvre in Paris

I just flew into Ireland the other day and boy is my foot killing me.

On my initial walk to the hostel my right ankle was hurting, but now the problem seems to have shifted to the outside part of my right foot. I have had issues with my left foot before, but never the right.

I have since purchased some thick gel insoles which are very comfortable, but my foot remains sore. There’s a Catch-22 here – I can’t accurately guage how well the new insoles will work until my foot heals. Since I have realized that rest is the only recourse, I have been making an effort to rest it, but it’s not like I can call in sick to work.

A blessing in disguise has been that I appear to have come down with strept throat. This has lead to alot of sleeping and not much night drinking.

Fortunately I feel like I’ve already gotten a good feel for Dublin, as it is a small city, so I don’t feel like I’m missing much in the city. Unfortunately, I am missing out on Ireland’s picturesque countryside.

Sandor and I made the 1 hour bus trip out to Glendalough yesterday and it was truly amazing, but I was forced to nap in the valley while Sandor made the trek up high. This is a sample of what I missed: