Glendalough International Youth Hostel

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

John and Kay Britton

A travel blog entry by rachbritton on Jul 26, 2014

15 photos

... BBQ at Frank’s house so fondly.

We had lunch outside the station with Kay’s brother and his wife before we headed off to visit Glendalough. As per usual I fell asleep on the way. Glendalough is beautiful, located Wicklow Mountains National Park in County Wicklow and known as the valley of two lakes. It is just beautiful and the air so fresh and clean – 100% opposite to London.

There were ...

P.S I Love You.

A travel blog entry by lisaajane on Jun 30, 2014

2 comments, 18 photos

... 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 on Feb 26, 2014

1 comment, 6 photos

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 ...

All is not lost

A travel blog entry by arilauraharold on Oct 08, 2013

66 photos

... toss aside prisoners tools for an excuse to execute them. Where a missing button, crooked bed sheet or inability to stand at daylong roll calls would be means for capital punishment. The center was overall well guided and presented for such a dark time in national history. My one pet hate would have to be those that visit, and deem it appropriate to photograph execution chambers, crematoriums and torture devices and the breeze by without regard. Leaving Dachau completely ...

Dublin

A travel blog entry by estherabroad on Aug 17, 2013

4 photos

... live very near Phoenix park, and also a lovely pub, The Hole in the Wall. The Guinness really is just better in Ireland! And yes, I broke my no beer rule, couldn't be in Ireland and not enjoy a nice pint of Guinness. Remember, Guinness is good for you! ...

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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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