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Monday, July 28
Being abnormally prepared for our trip, our last morning in Moone took off nicely. We had some cereal and breakfast potatoes (that would turn out to last us until 8pm, with an ice cream cone part way through). We mozyed around waiting for Jenny, talking with Ben and Victoria, and eventually chatting with Karl. He snapped our photo to add to his growing collection of WorkAwayers. ...
This morning we drove through the bog lands to the small village of Moycullen where we visited a Connemara Marble workshop which produced a lot of jewellery and other knick-knacks. Then we continued to Kylemore Abbey where we spent a most enjoyable couple of hours. Originally known as Kylemore Castle, it was built in 1867 ...
... told him the only thing I had was a Freddo Frog, and he said "better than nothing!". So a Freddo frog it was that we left. Travelled down probably the narrowest road so far, if that is possible, to Boat Harbour. What a beautiful spot. Stuart and I picked up our cheapest but best souvenir so far. Pebbles. The beach is full of pebbles and many locals collect them for decorating their gardens. Kids were racing everywhere trying to get us the best pebbles. We then drove onto ...
We woke to heavy rain, it was a morning to lie around and read and watch movies. Noel had the movie "the Quite Man" with John Wayne & Maureen O'Hara 1950. Michelle and myself remember watching this with dad, many times. Our hop on hop off car driver told after lunch we would go and visit movie sites. We piled into the car and drove thru Clifden onto Sky Road. The Irish don't believe in changing things, the roads are so narrow. ...
... field hockey and men's shorts modelling. Possible even more important than sports, though, although it is hard to imagine how since it is something that can actually be practiced by regular people without the help of any human growth hormone at all, is the actual Irish language, also known as Gaelic. Of course, this should have been fairly obvious but I'm slightly embarrassed to admit that before visiting Ireland I didn't think Irish was really used any more. One of those ...
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