Clifden Bay Lodge

Lower Sky Road, Clifden, Connemara, County Galway, Western Ireland, Ireland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Clifden

Connemara Ponies, a Mountain goat named Brigitte..

A travel blog entry by famlitz on Aug 21, 2014

1 comment, 6 photos

When Karsten opened the curtains this morning I was blinded by the sunlight. But we are in Ireland. Enjoy it while you can. Our first adventure and I mean adventure was our hiking tour in the Connemera National Park. We started off in a national park with no admission Costa whatsoever. Astounding what you can do for free. We went into the visitors center and picked up some tips and a map. We then set up to take the long route up the Diamond Hill. ...

First week over.....

A travel blog entry by famlitz on Aug 20, 2014

4 photos

... There I could impress with the little knowledge I had obtained on who William Butler Yeats was ( won the Nobel Prize in 1923). We stopped at the Glencar Waterfalls, before we had to drive almost another 2 hours to our destination. At one point Eric felt sick in the backseat, probably due to the ups and downs an the twist and turns. So we had a stop in the middle of no where. Thankfully I had bought some fast ...

A day with the birds

A travel blog entry by consultimago on Aug 19, 2014

10 photos

... glove on our arm with a piece of meat hidden under our thumb. Our arm acted as a perch for them to come zooming in and land on our arm so they could take the meat. It was cool. They are so light and gentle. They are amazing creatures. A dog walked by and Inca, our hawk, immediately started screeching, her warning that it might be a coyote, a predator to her. In another instant she dived bombed into the brush ...

Connemara Country side

A travel blog entry by jrklein3 on Aug 19, 2014

1 comment, 12 photos

... away but it would keep an eye out for that glove (glove equals food). The trainer would put a morsel of tasty something or other into the glove between the thumb and first finger. With your arm stretched out, the bird would swoop down and land on the glove and gobble up the tasty morsel. The person wearing the glove would then move their arm forward, which was a signal for the bird to fly away. The process was repeated as we walked around ...

Rain Day

A travel blog entry by rsbrowning on Oct 01, 2013

2 photos

... the castle. However, just inside the arch was a house and car. It looked very much like private property. We consulted our maps and decided we must be on he wrong end of the loop road, so we continued on out the Penninsula. The ride was beautiful, with views of the ocean, cliffs and farmlands. When we reached the end of Sky Road and found no other arch or sign of a castle we rounded back around again. This time there were cars and other people at the ...