Carrygerry Country House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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After another lovely breakfast and some contact with the men at home we set off for our big drive. We headed down the N17, past the airport at Knock and kept heading south. At 1:00pm we had not reached Bunratty as had been hoped, so we stopped and had lunch at the Goat's Lane Cafe in Clarinbridge, Galway.
On the road again we finally saw the imposing castle walls and ...
... live on. Many of the inhabitants relocated to Boston. I had never heard of these islands, so the story was very interesting.
By now it is raining cats & dogs & we wondered about the poor walkers, wouldn't want to be them. Dropped their bags off at their next B & B, the lady said that the walkers had called a cab to come get them.
We returned to John's B & B & said our final "good byes". We were so grateful for his generosity ...
... He reminisced about the old days when they would have to take their boats and it would take 3-4 hours on a good day. Even now, if they get caught in a winter storm, the ferry could be cancelled or could take a long time to get back. One story he told us was of the ferry taking five hours to get back due to rough seas. He joked that the men were happy because there were barrels of Guinness on board to keep them entertained. He laughed saying, " They could walk straight when they ...
... be this happy in life. Beautiful countryside must have been part of the reason these people have such pretty attitudes. My highlight of the day was the Cliffs of Moher which was a sight to be sunk into. The magnitude humbled me, the fresh air revived me and the beauty that nature comes with astounded me. Will I come back to Ireland? I definitely will but for now, my next stop was for Barcelona where I will be celebrating my birthday. Till then, goodnight.
"A blue sky in Ireland in December is a tourist attraction!" PJ, our Lally's Tour Guide
What a beautiful day! I checked the weather report, because I’d been told that if there’s fog you can’t see a thing. (Reminiscent of my 3am drive up to Haleakula in March…) But it was perfect- there was even sunshine on the coast!
We started our day with a guided walk through the Burren on O’Connoly’s farm. In addition ...