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... and serene. It seemed like somewhere you could go to comtemplate life.
I didn't walk any further. I just sat on a rock and looked. I'm not even sure what I was looking at!
I just looked out!
And then I went and got myself a small chocolate muffin to take the ever going taste of medicine out of my mouth.
I need to find a better alternative to chcolate muffins.
We hopped back on the bus and had driven no more than half ...
... valley. We ventured here just at dusk and decided to go on a small night hike up to the St Kevin's Church and the 98 famous round tower in the nearby graveyard. Probably the creepiest thing we could possibly do on this day, but it was on our list and we needed to check it off! We might've seen some ghosts but we made it out alive, though we suspect with Emma's night whistling some of the Japanese ghosts might've followed her for a bit ...
... contents including the ancient artefacts and the skeletons of those who were buried there.
After our tour ended we were driven back to the tourist centre and headed to the café for a coffee while Sal and I had a quick browse through the gift shop before we were back on the road again to lunch at Clonmacnoise.
Before lunching we purchased our tickets then Trev and Aaron noticed a short film was about to commence in the theatre ...
... with Michael and Mr. Brown. Mr. Brown kept nuzzling at the kids and Michael said it was his lunch time and Mr. Brown knew it. When we were all done we decided that rather than just walk around the town center again we would head back to the B and B, load up the car and head out to Dublin. When we got back to the room we started to look for the key to he car but we could not find it. We only had 1 key and it had been put into an outside pocket of ...
... to Holyhead. This took about three and a half hours altogether.
The scenery, particularly from Bangor to Holyhead was lovely despite the low cloud and grey sky. We stopped at or passed through some places with very interesting names: Penmaenmawr, Llanfairfechan and Llandudno Junction to name just a few and the names were displayed in both English and Welsh on the station signs. Very interesting and I am glad I didn't have to pronounce them!