Glendine Country House
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Travelled the last 180 km, to Wexford, mostly in pouring rain and fog, stopping at Dungarvan for coffee - looked like an interesting harbour town - and at New Ross for lunch. Camped at the city site, on a hill overlooking the sea we have to cross tomorrow to Wales, still in pouring rain and wind. Rain and wind howled part of the night, buffeting the Boomer. Ireland has been great - family to see and so many memories as ...
... After the castle it was time to make my way home before the storm set in. I decided to take the country roads this time because the freeway is boring. I was rewarded with seeing some beautiful Irish farmland, stone fences and hedges all along the roads and happened across an old abandoned abbey. Jerpoint abbey was the name of it. I'm cruisin down this road out in the middle of I don't know where the hell I am, and I see these turrets ...
... country, it was just me now. Suddenly the life of routine I was used to was gone. No more getting up for work, football training, heading into Maggie's for a pint, seeing familiar faces of family and friends but then it passed. I can't say that after that moment it all became easy. It didn't, it took a few weeks to transition into this new lifestyle, find my feet and really start living my dream. I didn't find myself or turn into a guitar playing hippie in fact I ...
... rolled into Waterford around 5:00 so most things were closed. The Waterford Crystal shop is right next to our hotel and it WAS still open, so I bought myself a nice little ring/jewelry holder.
Rob is doing a great job driving. He does seem to hit all the potholes with the left front tire (my side) and I have to remind him to look to the right for oncoming traffic when we enter ...
... hours of daylight, as the lady Garda aka policewoman pointed out to him when she called. When he picked us up I sat next to him and enjoyed the rollercoaster ride of the 1/2 hour cab ride to Glendalough. His accent was incredibly thick and I found myself merely nodding and smiling at quite a few of his comments. I did learn that he had lived in the area his whole life and did not see the beauty of Glendalough and Rathdrum as anything special. I also learned he liked to drive ...