Carraig Liath House
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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TravelPod Member ReviewsCarraig Liath House Valentia Island
What can I say, a wonderful room, comfy bed, great view, the honeymoon room no less, and we have been married 38 years. Very friendly hostess. Also great weather, sunny and warm, everything is good. And then in the morning, the breakfast was wonderful and so well done.
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Mervyn started the day getting the tyre sorted in Skibbereen. It had to be replaced so we had to pay for a new tyre. Didn't actually have buying tyres in the budget for the holiday but that is the way it goes right.
Once he had that sorted we loaded up and on the road to County Kerry. Making our way to the Ring of Kerry. But first the …
... to and from the island. The Skelligs are also known for their gannet and puffin sanctuarys, the 2nd largest in the world.
The following day we enjoyed a few hours with Russell on his yacht sailing around Valentia, and later that day we did a few serious walks, the first up Geokaun mountain and fogher cliffs and then up to Bray head where we did the loop walk out to and around Bray heads.
... left to check on us and his advice "if ye've gotta a car by God get off the Ring and see the real beauty". He is a large animal vet who has seen all the farms and back roads. He blocked a few drives out for us and if they are anything like this one there is a reason why they call this 'God's Country"! Our drive home took us under another beautiful rainbow! We heard from Joan (Oliver's cousin) tonight and have been invited for lunch in Castleisland ...
... just made, to render a scone to Linda on arrival. We'd not made a plan, so whether she'd feel able to leave the bus station and get lunch, I really didn't know. Second shop much more conventional, for the record, bread and fillings got and eaten. I nearly are the second scone anyway, mind. So, to Tralee. The phone knew where the bus stop was and I pulled in. Could I see a familiar face? I could not. Did I dare leave the car and wander? It was a pay car park, but ought to be alright. ...
Driving in Ireland is a unique experience. Those who have travelled here will know what I am talking about.
First, the roads are very good, no potholes and the smooth bitumen covers right to the edge. The signposts are clear, even though they are in both English and Irish. The real trick is driving fast, 80-100 kph on roads that are 2 cars wide with a gap of around 1 metre. At first you think it is ...