Clifden Town Hostel
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Title: Epic hiking day
Today was our epic hiking day in Ireland. Steve had picked out a route that encompassed 5 peaks in the Glencoaghan Horseshoe. We left the car at an unofficial pull off and stared hiking at 9:10 am. The first ascent was 637 meters in elevation change and was the most difficult for me. From there we just followed ridge …
Title: Carrowkeel Passage Tombs in the Megalithic Cemetery
We visited another site of prehistoric passage tombs. These tombs were built between 3400 - 2400 BC. They were smaller and younger than the big tombs we visited earlier in the trip. What is nice about these is that they aren't part of a huge tourist trap. You can walk anywhere and enter …
... is now a hotel
There is a prison in the middle of the lake for animal abusers
Peat bogs - trying to outlaw the use of machines to harvest the peat
Extraction by hand old as coal but more environmentally friendly
Fuschia - tears of Christ
Cleggan fishing village
Arrive at Clifden for a leg stretch - depart at 12:15 for lunch at Portfin Lodge ...
... Nowadays they can be purchased all over the country but it used to be exclusive to the islands. They used to have a specific family crest sticked on them so the people could identify fisherman that died out in the sea. They are incredibly warm and of very good quality. Obviously, I did not have money to buy one them nor any space left in my backpack. The shop I went into was run by an old lady who was still knitting behind the counter. She had loads of stuff, not only the ...
I am leaving Inishmore today. Wow, I cant believe how time flew by! I just spent 8 amazing days on this island. If you ever get come to Ireland coming here is a MUST! From the green green grass lined with stone walls, cattle grazing, men riding in their carriage drawn by their beautiful horses, fresh ocean air and the people! Wow, are the people amazing here they all say hello to you or wave when they drive by everyone is so friendly ...