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Clifden & Connemara
Only a short drive today to Clifden but we thought we would take a scenic route around the coast road. A nice sunny day for a relaxed drive. There is less traffic the further north we go. The coast is not always as visible as the hedge 2 feet from the side of the road but often one would burst out onto an open area …
... suggestion) and 3 hours later headed up to bed. He is a psychiatrist, Phil used to be a nurse but basically still cares for their 4 children as well as elderly parents. We had much to share and talk about. Anthony loved teasing Rich about having life so hard - yeh right!! As we have yet to have rain, totally unheard of course, they just wanted to follow us wherever we go. We exchanged contact info and I really hope we can show them Canada one day.
... as innkeepers the whole trip so far!! Lovely breakfast then off he went to deliver his kidlets to school "help yourself.." so delightful..I cleared the dishes to help a bit and organized ourselves to depart for a longer day of driving. He was full of gratitude. Such a wonderful young man.
Great roads and easy navigating (for Ricardo!) albeit the crazy narrow roads...Westport for ...
... and a banjo then luckily our next stop was Griffiths Bar where two young guys were playing a lively Violin and a Melodica. They were amazing and later on an older guy joined them, first singing an Irish song and then playing spoons and later he pulled out his Bodhràn (I was so happy as I love the sound of the Bodhràn). I then had my arm twisted into singing part of two songs 'Johnny Jump Up’ which people seemed to enjoy and they even laughed at! *Score* and also a sang a little ...
... in Ireland is that each hill and country road is every bit as spectacular as the destination.
Our first stop was in the coastal fishing village of Killala. Like every place in Ireland, the landscape was imbued with history, both seen and unseen. By unseen I mean the Killala Castle, which used to stand in the centre of town (and which we drove around for about 20 minutes to find), but is now only commemorated by a small sign. By seen I mean the two monastic ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking