Grove House and Courtyard Cottages
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... lunch, we head back home. It's not as sunny today, but still warm even with the cloudy skies. Tank top weather.
The boys help bring in the groceries and then we settle into the sitting room to watch a movie. We watch Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events. The boys curl up on the floor with pillows and watch enamored. Elizabeth hopes the movie will be such a hit that Kaeleb will want to read the books. Time will tell.
We make plans with Chris to meet him ...
... the races and old drunk guys playing pool. I guess you have to mix with the locals. It was quite fun. Then rather than explore too far we had dinner nearby our B and B (loosely named) at a place called the Four Liars. Glad we did because if we hadn't there would have only been one table occupied. Food not bad and a couple of Chiantis served in giant glasses. Very generous. Our waiter was for all the word, Manuel from ...
Wow! I don't know how much Guinness was in that pie last night but I didn't wake up until 8am! We had a leisurely morning and went to Chris and Doug's van for coffee and to plan the next leg of our trip tomorrow. We had smoked salmon and spinach sandwiches for lunch and then walked back into town to source some Irish music or dancing promised in the festival. We walked up to the Sports Centre where the different age groups were going to compete by playing different instruments ...
... Clee Na) until Tuesday afternoon. She took us out of the kitchen and sent us to Donnie who manages the woodland gardens. We basically rake the paths clean, cut out any low branches and brambles..., I feel like we are straightening out the woods. They call them woodland gardens and we make them more garden-like, I guess. It's not too ************nie stresses to take things slow. We are tired though after 5 hours, but it is pretty.
... I finally gave up at 8:30 pm. Mom says I was snoring within 3 minutes.
So tomorrow our plan is to tour the Beara Peninsula. Then Tuesday is a free day where we can do whatever we want, before heading on to the Ring of Kerry on Wednesday.
Lessons of the Day:
1. On your first day in Europe, try not to plan any long drives. It makes you really sleepy.
2. On your first day in Europe, don’t take any guided tours. Your mind is not up for ...