Paddy's Palace Dingle Peninsula
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... hostess. Kate is just a wonder! Her husband John
(Kajon--get it?) was in hospital but Kate was bubbly and full of
Showers and early bedtime. G, M & E in a triple room and D in a single. We paid €150 for our triple room and three dinners.
Weather today was sunny and cool.
... a new level of charm.
On the main drag, Foxy John’s is a combination of vintage pub and a very traditional hardware store. I'm not sure that selling rat poison and hammers in a pub reaches the heights of common sense but they did try to keep the pub products on one side with the hardware goodies on the other side. Lord Baker's Pub supplements its Guinness revenues with the sale of wine and spirits (makes sense), tea, ...
... order of chips between us. It was a cozy, friendly place with a chatty and funny barmaid and a nice menu. Wednesdays are their big nights mid-week for music, so we told the barmaid we'd be back for dinner. "Thanks for the warning!" she laughed, and told us to get there before 9pm if we wanted a table as they get quite crowded.
We did a little more shopping and headed back to our room for a rest.
We arrived back at John Benny's around 8:45 and, sure enough, ...
... we have been here. Let's hope that the weather holds mostly like this for the remainder of the trip. More winding narrow roads on the cliffs, a bit of a white knuckle ride for me at times, but I made it through and didn't get car sick (I did have a little preparatory motion sickness pill before we really got going though).
We made it to the most westerly point of Europe today at Slea Head. The Great Blasket Island ...
... the traditional pubs. We have a delicious dinner at Fenton's another seafood inspired menu, with a few chicken dishes for Chris. The restaurant is small and intimate and we sit looking out onto the city street. A few tourists walk by, but mostly we see locals. After all, it's at the end of the tourist season. After dinner we gorge ourselves on Murphy's, likely our last time. The boys insist on two scoops, since this is our last time. We're all heartbroken ...