july 10. don't do a walking tour with a bum foot. ouch. i somehow made it through several "death marches" around dublin, and ended up in a pretty foul mood by the end of them.
on a high note, i got to see (i think) the oldest biblical papyrus in existence. a portion of the book of john, it was penned only fifty years after john wrote the book of john! pretty amazing! i had goosebumps looking at it. they don't let you take pictures of it, however, so you will just have to trust me when i say that it was amazing, and know that if i could've taken pictures of it, i would've gone snap-happy and it would be the photo of the day..
for now, you will have to content yourself with this one: