Let’s just talk about wifi for a minute. Wifi in Ireland is available pretty much everywhere. You can get wifi for free in restaurants, the airport, and even on buses! But do you know where you can’t get wifi? Our hotel room, our tour bus, and the Cliffs of Moher. And do you know where I was when I needed wifi? Our tour bus and the Cliffs of Moher.
You see, our American credit card is extremely helpful to have with us so we can pay for things… unless we can’t pay by card. And then, well, the card isn’t so helpful. So, you know, we needed to call home to get the pin for the card.
So there I am at the Cliffs of Moher, where the free wifi doesn’t work, and the buses are coming and going. I logged onto wifi from some bus and spent probably 2 or 3 minutes filling in the log-in form just to connect. Once I was online, I pulled up Skype, dialed the number, and called. Just as John answered the phone, guess what happened. No, really, guess.
The bus drove away.
I finally get through on the phone and the bus is driving away.
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