Glendalough International Youth Hostel

The Lodge, Glendalough, County Wicklow, Ireland | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Glendalough

P.S I Love You.

A travel blog entry by lisaajane


... telling all sorts of stories.

The bus ride to the first stop did me no good at all, because when we got there i spent the first half an hour (of our 1.5 hours - so a third) with my head down the loo. I was not a pretty sight. And I needed to stop myself from eating Paracetemol for lunch.

Luckily, i began to feel better and managed to actually walk without falling over. And i got to one of the Lakes.

And I am so lucky I did.

It was so ...

6. Glendalough - darkness followed by darkness

A travel blog entry by flyrina


One of Ireland's most important sites, Glendalough was founded by St Kevin in the 6th century. Although he preferred the life of a hermit, retreating to the cave above the Upper Lake known as St Kevin's Bed, his reputation as a holy man grew and he attracted many followers and Glendalough became a pilgrimage site for centuries afterwards. The ruins of Glendalough, meaning the "valley of the two lakes" are spread along 2 miles of a ...

Dublin to Galway

A travel blog entry by suetrevsal


... of how the rising sun enters the chamber. The peak of this phenomenon would be during the winter solstice

The Newgrange site is only one of 1400 discovered throughout Ireland and they pre-date the pyramids of Egypt. The stone to build the mound was sourced some 80kms away so had to be moved to the sight including the enormous outer circle boulders each weighing in excess of several tonnes. Over the years the mound has been robbed of ...

Last day in Ireland

A travel blog entry by pmzchenry


... third generation to operate the car in Killarney. He introduced us to his horse, Mr. Brown and away we rode. He took us right onto the roadway and immediately started backing up traffic. He took us through the Killarney National Forest/Park. He narrated the entire ride and he was quite amusing. He had jokes for days. The road through was very scenic and it had a number of picturesque photo ops. When we got back to the town center we took a ...

Chicken scrawl and Latin

A travel blog entry by sandraking


... br> By now it was 5pm and I hadn’t had anything to eat or drink since breakfast (which by the way was grilled tomatoes and toast.. just before you ask, Sue J) so I made my way back to the hotel and had a lovely cup of tea and a banana.

Shortly, I will go and find something for dinner… perhaps some Chinese tonight.

Tomorrow I will have an early start as the ferry to Liverpool sails at 8.20 am. No rest for the wicked.. or hardworking ...

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This hostel, located on The Lodge, Glendalough, is near Glendalough, Wicklow Mountains National Park, and Ballyknocken Cookery School.
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