Guardwell Lodge

Guardwell, Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Kinsale

Ireland keeps getting better!!!!

A travel blog entry by jeanbutler


... tour guide who took us through the centuries and what life was like at the monastery. We got back on the bus and drove for another 2 hours. We arrived at Cashel and because the streets are so narrow our bus had to leave us off about 1 mile from our fryers lodge. That was no problem walking it is an absolutely beautiful town with very small roads and colorful buildings with fresh flowers throughout. Dave and ...

A slower paced day (much needed!)

A travel blog entry by drbrn60


... was very nice. He showed us the room, showed us the breakfast menu and asked if was acceptable, which it was. The room is “en suite” meaning that it has its own private bathroom. Its clean and quaint, just what we were expecting.

Once we were checked in, Diane decided to take a little nap and I decided to take advantage of the free wifi here and check in on my work email . I got caught up on what is happening on my projects and also took care ...

This week

A travel blog entry by jkrakauer


... It included a story based on Bruce Lee, chapters of a book, a story with a violin and poems. The poems were both structured and improve. The structured one was written by a story teller in the room and the improve one by shouting out random words to make a poem and someone writing down the information.

A couple days before, Dan 1.0, Iona and I went to a Transition Towns Festival. Dan and Iona set up a booth for Cambium (there business venture) selling some edible plants ...

Kinsale and Charles Fort

A travel blog entry by epicurist


Kinsale THE BATTLE OF KINSALE (recounted from my notes from the walking tour given by the incredible local tour guide, Barry Moloney).  In September 1601, 26 Spanish ships with large masts sailed into the Bay of Kinsale. With 12 foot tides every 12 hours, the force of the tides can move a ship when there is no wind. Further, the prevailing wind is from the southwest, with the wind at your back, this is best for the ship to avoid cannon shots since the ship is sitting ...

Day 2

A travel blog entry by zoe.redmond


... the morning. Felt pretty ****. Hadn't washed my makeup off so my eyes had actually gone completely puffy from the eyeshadow I had on I think. Set off on our journey towards the Cliffs of Moher. It was the windiest road, thank god I actually slept most of the way, but the part of the way I wasn't asleep I felt so sick. Definitely was not from alcohol because by now this was mid afternoon ... :)

Cliffs of Moher. I am sure would be quite beautiful ...


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