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... hill country.
Bantry is a cute town, about the same size as Macroom. We have lunch at O'Conners Restaurant. Being positioned in a bay, fishing is a major industry and the seafood we have for lunch is incredible; succulent prawns in a garlic butter sauce and amazing seafood chowder. We walk through the town after lunch, checking out some of the shops before driving along the coast making our way to Drombeg Stone Circle.
... put our new van through its paces! The campsite that we were making for is at Ballylickey, 6 km north of Bantry. We stopped in the town, en route, to decide which restaurant I wanted to book for my Birthday meal. I chose O'Connors, which had a good write-up in the Rough Guide, and we booked the table for 6.15pm to qualify for the Early Bird menu, which was the same as the ordinary menu but a bit cheaper! The Manageress very kindly booked us ...
... out for a run. Eschewing yesterday's paths, nice though they'd be for a run, and headed down to the main park entrance, which turns out to be a nice warm-up-2-miles away. As you can imagine, running through the trails in a national park is ****, nothing to redeem it, not the greenery, the shy mountains peeling through the gaps, nor the thrill I always feel yomping past walkers kitted out in full goretex, with their day pack and some with poles, ...
... display, deciding not to wait for a tour! Waterford Crystal went bust a few years ago in the GFS and were bought out by an American company, the only crystal made in Waterford these days is high end, special order items with the bulk of their stock being made in a variety of factories in Europe! The Jameson's Whiskey Distillery was next our our list of stops, and we easily found the lace in Midleton! Lovely old place where all the Jameson's whiskey is now produced. We had a ...
Shawn arrived on the 24! We had a low key day since neither of us slept due to travels the previous night.
On Sunday (Mal's Birthday!) we went to Bantry to do some walking/hiking. We did not really have a good map and the lady that gave us directions was very vague, so we headed off to create our own adventure. We walked along the coast, onto the beach, down a very small and run down airport runway, up a road, and came across a hiking sign that we decided ...