Travel Blogs from Ballylickey
... homey, like lamb stew, chicken vol-au-vent or cottage pie. And yes, lots of potatoes. Although there are generally options, all of the B&B's offer the traditional Irish breakfast: fried egg, bacon, sausage, black pudding, white pudding, fried tomato. There is always brown soda bread on the table (a dry, dense bread that is lovely with butter). I have purposely kept the exact contents of the puddings a mystery (although I know there is some ...
Ok, if you have been following my blog, you might be wondering wondering if I've had my fill of ambiguously purposed old stone structures yet. I probably have. But in the last couple of days we've seen ruins that are literally older than Jesus. The first was the Dromberg Stone Circle, which is believed to have been built by Druids for some kind of ritual. The picture in Frommers makes it ...
... on the Ring of Kerry....no one said anything.....but Nikki took it off just in case. It was very hard to say goodbye to Leap....Cork....Ireland....we would have loved to have stayed for another month...walking down country lanes picking blackberries....driving through the lush green countryside.....seeing the wealth of amazing sites....but winter is coming and we need to move on so that we do justice to Europe....so with heavy hearts we ...
... met up with my cousins again. Headed back to Kenmare and then back to Tuosist, but first stopped to visit my cousin’s grandmother where we had scones and tea of course. She’s giving me a sweater for a tea pot! (I can’t remember what it’s called)
Wednesday 6 July 2011
We had to return the car at 9:25 am and we changed to return the car to the Kerry airport to save the time and gas money ...
... for their view of the road (to watch for British soldiers), caves for priests to hide in, and the ability of the people to run up and over the mountains well ahead of the soldiers.
The culture of a sacred landscape continues to this very day--and I've included a photo of a modern-day grotto to the Blessed Virgin Mary, who is very much alive in the country, as you will see.
We ended the day with a film at the Mobile ...
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