Lough Ree Lodge
Travel Blogs from Athlone
... our first stop at
Ross Errilly Friary. This 14th century friary was a lot of fun to
explore. Although the roof was gone, there were lots of narrow doorways
to duck through. There were also a number of grave sites, both
standing up and along the floor. After about 15 minutes or so, we
headed back to the bus and continued on towards Cong. We made a quick
detour to see Glebe Stone Circle, just from the ...
... out and the flight attendants seem tired. And no wifi...tho they advertise that "most international 777's have wifi". Guess it's the way of the world for airlines these days. The margins are small...maybe. Breakfast soon, then landing at Heathrow. Then the fun begins...trying to find our way to the hotel, lugging luggage and tired bodies!! All to be ...
... 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 ...