Travel related blogs from my various European and UK tours.
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Had a great time in Ireland last October and so am really looking forward to this years tour which starts tomorrow (Thursday 26th September).
As last year I will be travelling over by foot ferry from Pembroke Dock to Rosslare and so have been shoehorning all the gear I need into one bag that I can carry on my shoulder with the laptop on the other and a guitar in each hand. I should just about be able to stagger on an off the ferry bus at each end!
JR will be picking me up the other side and then we'll go on to the first gig of the the tour at Colfer's Pub, Carrig-on-Bannow, where I started my tour last year.
The rest of the tour is slightly different this year in that the gigs I will be playing are all centred arround the Che Do Bheatha Festival in Kilkee, a festival that was started in 2011 to celebrate 50 years since the meeting of the artist Jim Fitzpatrick and Ché Guevara in a hotel bar in Kilkee. This meeting inspired the artist to paint the world famous iconic image that has adorned bedroom walls and t-shirts all over the world.
Early start tomorrow to get to the other side of Wales to catch the ferry...