Travel Blogs from Letterfrack, Ireland

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connemara national park, Letterfrack, Ireland travel blog

connemara national park

A travel blog entry by wandergal

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gitarella al parco nazionale del connemara e notte all'old monastery hostel...davvero un posto ...

Connemara and Diamond Hill, Letterfrack, Ireland travel blog

Connemara and Diamond Hill

A travel blog entry by willou

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... The weather was more sunny that the first time and the sights on the sea and Connemara mountains were gorgeous. After a stop at Letterfrack to have lunch in a pub on the terrace, we reached Diamond Hill which is located quite close to this village. ...

Kylemore Abbey, Kylemore Abbey, Ireland travel blog

Kylemore Abbey

A travel blog entry by willou

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... Clifden but we turned right approximately 20 km before Clifden to reach Kylemore which is located close to the village of Letterfrack. Kylemore Abbey was built in the XIX century by an English politician who was Member of Parliament for County Galway and ...

The Connemara, Letterfrack, Ireland travel blog

The Connemara

A travel blog entry by leann-robyn

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As a base for exploring the Connemara, we stayed at the Old Monastery Hostel in Letterfrack. What a treat! The hostel is in a unique old building (literally an old monastery) and not only were we treated to a cozy sitting room heated by a peat burning ...

Letterfrack - just a stopover place..., Letterfrack, Ireland travel blog

Letterfrack - just a stopover place...

A travel blog entry by koehlers

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... cafe and spent 2 hours updating the blog.  We went to the station house for lunch before heading out at 4pm to ride to Letterfrack.  We got passed on the way to Letterfrack by another biker.  It turned out he was also German (in fact, ...

Day 7  - Co: OFF, WEM, ROS, LOG, LET, MAY & GAL, Letterfrack, Ireland travel blog

Day 7 - Co: OFF, WEM, ROS, LOG, LET, MAY & GAL

A travel blog entry by neason

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... national park but the rpads were so awful that it took over an hour. we eventually arrived at the old monastary hostel in letterfrack, there was only one other guest there and 2 people learning how to run the place while the owner went on holidays. it ...

Another Stop..., Letterfrack, Ireland travel blog

Another Stop...

A travel blog entry by liamleprechaun

Kylemore Abbey, with it's miniature Gothic Church and beautiful grounds is a "must see" while in Ireland. Some of our favorite pictures were taken ...

A weekend of racing, Letterfrack, Ireland travel blog

A weekend of racing

A travel blog entry by johnnym

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From the Sligo 5k to Letterfrack There are lots of short races in Ireland, especially 5ks, though I seem to be a week out in my appearance at most places. This weekend, though, it didn't take much schedule jiggling to take in Lifford on Friday, the ...

The views in Connemara, Letterfrack, Ireland travel blog

The views in Connemara

A travel blog entry by johnnym

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... drawn the blinds. After a close encounter of he midge kind I spotted the pedestrian route out. Walking down a sign said 'Letterfrack Industrial School graveyard' and figuring there couldn't be any good story there I nearly didn't wander in, but decided ...

Day 10: Let's Make It To The Top, Letterfrack, Ireland travel blog

Day 10: Let's Make It To The Top

A travel blog entry by lari

... more Hostels and restaurants than citizens - probably not true of course, but it definitely seems that way. I am staying at the 'Letterfrack Lodge' and I discovered I actually have my own real bed! No bunk-beds this time :D and since not much is happening ...

Connemara Moutains- Conquering the 12 Pins, Letterfrack, Ireland travel blog

Connemara Moutains- Conquering the 12 Pins

A travel blog entry by kchritz

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... north to a farm in Athenry. We cut through Galway (during rush hour) and stayed the night in the little town of Letterfrack- definately my favorite little town on the west coast. The town was nestled in the Connemara mountains on a gorgeous, secuded, ...

BEST DAY OF WHOLE TRIP!, Letterfrack, Ireland travel blog

BEST DAY OF WHOLE TRIP!

A travel blog entry by bevin

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BEST DAY YET!!!! And so incredibly FULL!!. We knew we wanted lots of walking after a fairly long sitting in the car day yesterday so off we headed to Connemara National Park with not high expectations, just knew the scenery looked awesome so we knew ...

Afternoon delight, Letterfrack, Ireland travel blog

Afternoon delight

A travel blog entry by dancehappy

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Dance Happy's first trip was to Diamond Hill, Connemara. We got a perfect day for our hike, sunny, a little breezy and 12 degree C. A nice leisurely hike of 3 hours with stunning views along the route. Quite a lot of steps, it seemed like an unending ...

Connemara, Letterfrack, Ireland travel blog

Connemara

A travel blog entry by dayna-tom-2013

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... will sleep well.  Dinner was at a more modern pub called Flannery's. Who would have guessed that name would have popped up in Ireland?   Tomorrow, we will explore the streets of Galway . . . oh, and we will also pick up our laundry at the little ...

First week over....., County Galway, Irland travel blog

First week over.....

A travel blog entry by famlitz

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... admit I had take a tablet earlier too as the dips and dives are a bit strenous) We were finally getting closed to Letterfrack our next destination. Just 5 minutes before reaching it we passed by Kylemore Abbey. The first glimpse was beautiful. Then we saw ...

The Irish are NUTS!!, Letterfrack, Ireland travel blog

The Irish are NUTS!!

A travel blog entry by bevin

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100 km speed limits on these nutsy small, narrow, no shoulder roads!!  cannot believe it - I LOVE to drive fast but even 60 km at times was more than enough on the twists and turns on our drive today.  My day to drive today - long driving day ...

Letterfrack, Letterfrack, Ireland travel blog

Letterfrack

A travel blog entry by aubdaub

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This part of Ireland is famous for Connemara national park...very very beatiful! Mountains, sheep, beer and more sheep! I stayed at this great hostel at the foot of Diamond Hill...which I climbed, in the wild wind, but the view was ...

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