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... br> Abbey in Killarney National Park dated to 1458
Next stop in the Killarney National Park is for a jaunting ride to Muckross House.
The jaunty cart was driven by Michael and pulled by his horse Susie. Lovely ride along the lake and past the ruined chapel.
Jaunty cart ride ends at Muckross House for a spectacular tour of the interior. Muckross House owned first by the Herbert family and the last owners were the Vincent family. Tour through the ...
... see the weather changing every five minutes or so from sun to fog to downpour to sun again. At one point the sun was shining through a fairly heavy mist and Denise said "I’ll bet there’s a rainbow around here somewhere," and she went out and immediately called us all over to see a spectacular one, which led to the instant deployment of cameras. We eventually came back to have our rapidly cooling coffees, chatted, ...
... for air. Honest, he was a very nice man but he needs to get out more. Now while I have your attention and we are talking about food, let's talk Irish food. Specifically potatoes. We know that potatoes play an important part in the Irish culture, but give me a break. Now all French fries here (or chips) are what we would call steak or thick cut fries, and to see them with a burger our fried fish is not unusual. But we've had them as a side dish with our pizza, ...
... though. We got a fish & chips and shared it.
So we decided to leave as early as soon as we were done eating and catch the tail end of the McCarthey’s music. They were still packed, but we decided to just stand and order a drink. There were some little girls there dressed up like Irish dancers. Mom asked if they were going to dance and they said they were waiting for the princess. We didn’t think much of it. I assumed they were talking about a ...
... 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 ...