Cork: South Parish

Cork, Ireland Tourist information offices are easy to dismiss as being designed for, well, tourists.  They are also, however, a great source of information for locals who would like to learn about upcoming events as[…]

Serengeti: Day 2 (Part 1)

3 Jan. 2009 Serengeti National Park, Tanzania After a lovely night in a luxury hut (you laugh, but it's true!) we set off for Day 2 of our safari.  But before we climb back into[…]

3 things on Sunday

7 Nov. 2010 Cork, Ireland Dario and I had lunch in town, then walked around a bit and ran errands.  Found a few amusing things along the way.   Just following orders.  

Wavy Gravy: peace lovin’ fool

As part of The Stealth Mission™ here at TourAbsurd (that is to say, mind broadening through humor), I think it's only fitting to promote like missions.  I therefore submit the upcoming film about Wavy Gravy,[…]

Cork-surfers.

30 Oct. 2010 Cork, Ireland I think we can all agree that, whenever it is humanly possible, you should use puns.  It is one of the clearest, simplest laws of nature.  Not worth debating, really. […]

Quote: …stick to it.

"Decide on what you think is right, and stick to it." ~ George Eliot (1819-1880) English Novelist   This is true for any decision, but perhaps especially for big life changes, including travel.  I've been[…]