Sea Breeze

Gurteen, Renvyle, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Renvyle

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

72

... are some really good carvings high up on the pillars of the cathedral. When we arrived here I made a new friend who gave me a complimentary pass, she is very fond of ‘bears’, now I’m very fond of her:

With both sites and most historical site in Ireland it’s a never ending battle to save as much of these places as possible. The Irish weather has taken its toll on the sandstone that has been used for the carvings. ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

12

... Today we didn't go straight here, we kind of tooted around Connemara to take in our surroundings. We crossed over the Quiet Man's Bridge, ate at Quiet Man's Cafe, and talked about the movie that was filmed there, called The Quiet Man. John Wayne starred in it, and I have no idea who he is, but adults should know. Kids these days only know pop stars and new movies. Well, we have had a long travel day, so see ya! - ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... up to pushing pedals and manoeuvring levers. As for L she just couldn’t get the knack of it: Foyne for a few years from 1935 to 1946 was very important as the European base for trans Atlantic flights using flying boats. The Shannon estuary at this point is very sheltered and although it was only a temporary measure to use Foyne while they developed the area that later became Shannon airport, the base was never moved from here. The flying boats flew from here ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

41

... 8216;corbelling’. It involves laying the stones in such a way that the water runs off them and doesn’t go inside the structure. It is really very clever, and they call these ancient people, primitive:

Also built by this corbelling method is the Gallarus Oratory. The stone work here is beautiful. It is believed to date from the 9th century, though there is some debate, it may be a century or two more modern. In shape it resembles ...

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

3

... to stay. It has a lovely harbour area, and a busy wee shopping centre. Having tried one B&B around lunchtime, which was full, the woman there rang around for us and found another with a ground floor room. Mary obviously loves gardening, as she has a small but lovely garden in the front, and a lovely walled garden in the back.

We had been recommended a pub to go to where there was Irish music live. We had ...

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