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... coast of Ireland. The Wild Atlantic Way route passes through-nine counties and three provinces, stretching from County Inishowen on Donegal's Peninsula to Kinsale, County Cork, on the Celtic Sea coast. The Dingle Peninsula coastline consists of steep sea-cliffs, broken by sandy beaches and we loved the way the views changed with every corner we turned.
The Peninsula has a thriving Irish language community, a rich musical tradition, excellent fishing ...
Slept like a rock, Cashel rock that is! Was sleeping like a baby when the alarm went off at 8:30am. We did not want to miss the Irish breakfast.
We returned to the dining room that was located in the basement of the hotel and where we had enjoyed my fabulous birthday dinner the night before. Our waitress at dinner, Aileen, had filled us in on the ghost stories of the hotel and it seems that there was a murder many years prior in room ...
... It will save us time and then we can spent the whole day tomorrow doing fun stuff instead of laundry.
So we are finally on the road. Jen has the GPS going, but I ask her to keep it on mute. This way we can track where we are going but I do not have to listen to it. I am just following the signs to Dingle. On the way, I see the sign for Inch Beach which I would like to visit but not right now. Maybe on the way back. We finally arrive in ...
... to the right turn off. He was so kind and said he remembered hitch-hiking at my age.
Then there was another guy that took me to the next turn off.
And then there was Jay Jay.
A lovely surfer guy who stopped (because apparently everyone on the road he was driving was hitching to Dingle...there were few places left to go!), re-arranged his surfboard so i could fit and then took me not only to Dingle, but to my campsite!!!
AND, to top it all off, he gave me some of ...
... of Ireland (and Europe!), and experienced winds that in the US would have caused mass evacuations. In Ireland, just another typical day that was blessedly without much rain. We walked through fields of sheep - some spray painted with blue, some with red, and some with both. We puzzled over what the markings might mean, and the kids determined that the red meant they were sun-burned.
Foiled by our attempt to horseback ride on ...