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... seat, as well as comments from Alex. The first hurdle to get over when driving in Ireland is that you're on the other side. You drive on the left side and the driver sits on the right. Alex says the hardest part about this is overcoming the habit of looking to the right to check your rear view mirror. Speaking of mirrors, since some of these roads are so narrow, it's all about using your mirrors and making small adjustments to ...
What made the experience along the Ring of Kerry less than ideal is that it is so popular. We are visiting in the off-season, so we aren't facing the same kind of crowds you would see in the summer, but we still passed 6 coach buses in Killarney National Park, and it is no easy feat to pull over for those monsters on these tiny roads. Also, some of the beauty was disrupted by the many tourist ...
... and get a lift back to town before eating a massive fry-up and napping for about an hour. I then headed off to the vocal concert, where I spoke with the workshop facilitators. . “We missed you today.” Yeah, well, sometimes sleep is preferable. One of them told me a story about how one time he stayed out until 7, accidentally of course, and had to wake up the next morning to teach, expressing how that was not an ideal situation. The concert ...
... a bit like Old Sydney Town.
The Castle is the most complete and authentic medieval fortress in
Ireland. Built in 1425 it was restored in 1954 to its former medieval
splendour and now contains mainly 15th and 16th century furnishings,
tapestries, and works of art which capture the mood of those times.
Today, the castle stands peacefully in delightful grounds. The houses
and cottages of the folk park ...
... barkeep, and the Irish Coast. We had told our B&B innkeeper that we would have breakfast at "nine-ish" and wanted to get a good night's sleep. I made the curvy trek back to Ennistymon, terrorizing the girls with the prospect of going the actual speed limit for the road (hint: if you are going the actual posted speed limit on an Irish road then you are going too damn fast) and we finally crawled into bed, Tired but happy.
Tomorrow...back to the east side.