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... all the tour buses at the top of the Cookamesta Pass to look back down over Waterville and Derrynane Harbour which was very scenic. We tried to drive down to the beach, only to be met by a height barrier after 5km of windy narrow roads. So on down the south side of the peninsula to the finish at Kenmare which was a very pretty and colourful town.
After a couple of circuits of the town we did a big shop at Lidl and made a start often the Beara Peninsula, stopping for the night at ...
... of narrow country roads (prior to this, they had been fairly wide... for Ireland), bright green yet rugged countryside, and frequent stone castle ruins. For lunch, we stopped off at a tiny pub along the way and had our first sampling of authentic Irish Stew. We also unintentionally took a wrong turn along the way and ended up taking the "scenic route" along an incredible stretch of rocky coastline, with massive ...
... wooded Friar's Glen.
This was a full day tour leaving at 8:30 a.m. and returning to Limerick shortly after 7 p.m. There were even some people that did this as a day trip from Dublin....I would NOT recommend that - waaaaay too long!
Next morning it was time to leave Limerick and head to Galway - another bus trip. My ass has seen enough bus seats for awhile.....I took a taxi from the hotel (5 euro) directly to the bus station. ...
After breakfast, a number of our group met in front of the Hotel to board our Jaunting Cars. These are horse drawn carts, which seat up to 6 depending on the size of the people sitting in them. Suspension is not a high priority of these 'cars' as near as I could tell.
We jaunted down the street until and went into the Killarney National Park. The park does not allow vehicles in it, only jaunting cars, bicycles and walkers. The park is ...
... Clare, Limerick, South Tipperary, Kilkenny and it’s amazing how much the terrain changes, considering the short distances.
We went to see the Cliffs of Moher which were formed over 300 million years ago. They’re some 214m at their highest point and stretch for 8 kilometres along the Atlantic coast of County Clare in the west of Ireland. You can clearly see their different layers of ...