Lough Ree Lodge
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... sense of ease & peace at this location and that people's passing over was celebrated as much as their life was.
Our next location of connection was at the Hill of Tara where the destiny stone resides along with an entry place for the otherworlds. A new theory suggests that Tara was the ancient capital of the lost kingdom of Atlantis. Coming across some Blackthorn trees also called the Witches ...
... ease in understanding what you would hear (yeah, like I'm sure you'll go around trying to repeat it :).
Anyway, Michael was a delightful old gentleman, and I got myself interviewing him on film. I know it's poppycock, but I didn't think to get a photo with him in it. He was going back to Cork the next morning (yesterday), and I was planning on trying to meet him. Unfortunately, Cork is much further than I thought it would be, and I probably wouldn't have been able to ...
1- Morning work
From the first day, I discovered two amazing things ; how I'm not in shape and how horses can poop! Seriously, the first few days were really tough. My back was painful and my stomach was shaking with the simple act of buttering my toast. Indeed, every morning from 9 to ...
... to sit in this hole in the wall. Our tour guide said "get out of there!, it was the Holy Water well!" We now tell stumpy that she has a holy ass! When we got on top, Tyler was freaking out about walking over the walkway on the top floor. We had to coax him across.
Outside, we could walk around and explore the ruin. We found a pillar in one of the corners. Several of us took turns to climb it. Risk Management ...
... comfortable and plenty of room. I'm sure Peter will enjoy being chauffeur driven around Ireland.
We headed north and stopped for lunch at Drogheda (I believe this was the name of the homestead in The Thorn Birds novel by Colleen McCulloch). Very grey and drizzling today however the temperature was 16 degrees so not too cold. The locals were walking around in summer clothes like we would wear in Brisbane when it's about 30 degrees. Much more stylish dressers than in ...