Skating and Ireland

Iemke's Blog

I’ve been doing a lot of longboarding lately. Starting this week off modest with some here and there skates to my storage and other places to do some final getting ready for Ireland. Then the big skates started.

Amsterdam to Utrecht was very doable, especially when I now compare it to distance skating in Ireland (more on that in a bit).

Utrecht to Tilburg was physically more demanding, but then again, Holland has it’s strength in its bike paths.

My flight to Knock in Ireland was easy enough as I experienced no problems with baggage or anything.

Standing at the airport in Knock I actually met my host since he was picking up his mother from the same flight, although he was heading north to have a bit of a holiday first. I was repacking my gear so it would be skate ready, then headed outside to get an idea…

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