Ross House

Sky Road, Clifden, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | B&B
 

Travel Blogs from Clifden

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

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... was due to bad winter storms.

An unusual attraction is the one we saw at Birr Castle. This is an 1840 giant telescope, it was the largest in the world at the time it was built and for a further 5 years. The walls that support the mechanism are built in stone to compliment the nearly castle, however apart from the iron and steel to move the thing around most of the rest is wooden including the tube. This has a slight barrel shape and is put together ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

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... my mom really likes. Sue bought a shirt there. Then we shopped some more and came home. Today was a pretty calm day. Good night! -Briana Heyo! From now on ( in Ireland ) we are only staying in B&Bs for one night, then we move on. We are making our way to Northern Ireland. We are in Westport right now, and we left Galway. This morning, and yesterday morning and yesterday night, we swam in the indoor swimming pool ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

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... and it flourished as a religious centre until Cromwell sacked it in 1647. At that time the towns people had taken sanctuary in the cathedral and Cromwells troops set it alight, burning to death around 1500 people it is believed. The roof and much of the interior was timber; the ruins we now see date from that time.

The round tower is the oldest of the building having been built just prior to it being handed over to the church or very shortly ...

And then there were two

A travel blog entry by arilauraharold

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... have become soft and opted for another campground, but the views and open fires were too much too say no to. The most enjoyable thing to do here has been sit back and enjoy the stunning panoramas that surround us. Due to the continued job-hunting, it has meant we need to spend a lot of time in pubs on the laptop, but the sun has remained and meant the time we spend outside has been amazing.


We will depart tomorrow to head south and ever closer to the end of this leg of our journey.
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Craziness, always craziness! This is NOT your room

A travel blog entry by lindsey-canada

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... cars!!! Earlier in the day she had picked me up in a station wagon and now I am looking at this car that is smaller than me! how the hell were we going to fit me Barbara 2 American girls and Paco in it! Well she shoved the three of them in the trunk and I sat in the front!!! hahaha, it was hilarious like a clown car! So we went to the hotel had a couple there and decided to go to Wattys but we had picked up 2 more people! so 4 in ...

 

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