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As you can see from the wee map we have travelled south a little bit. My God the Irish is creeping in so. It's hard not to reply to people in the twang. Our stay in Ard Na Breatha was wonderful, almost hated to leave there this morning without taking Goldie with us. On the way here we took a side road down to the sea to Mullaghmore, a lovely little …
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Next was a 2 hr. Bus ride through the Conamarra mountains. They reminded us of home. Arrived at Westport at 5pm..dinner at 7, in bed by 10. Tomorrow out at 8, heading for Derry in Northern Ireland.
Happy Monday..to all my friends at Axalta..I keep dreaming about work...I guess that means I miss you all very much. BE SAFE
Love Jean and Dave
... Cong was a monastic settlement in around the 9th to 13th century. There's also a picturesque little woods, with some nice walking trails. I went for a little walk through the woods, wandered around the town, then hit the road again.
My next stop was Clifden on the Conemmara coast. The weather had come good, and I was about to be treated to one of the most scenic and challenging drives of my life.
Winding around the lakes, a large hill (mountain?) range soon ...
... beautiful. :) A gust of wind picked up and carried my sandwich wrapper flying off the table. My instinct was to jump and grab it before the wrapper nailed an Irish woman on the foot. Being the struggle bus that I am, I tripped over the table and knocked my 20 oz water bottle over, which dumped on the Jakes lap. I turned around and didn't know what to do, I couldn't hold my laughter in. About 10 other foreigners sitting around us who barely spoke English joined in ...
After a quick breakfast and more 'tinker craic', we jumped on our bikes and headed south-east, to Westport. The ride was beautiful and largely uneventful, with good weather.
I've posted some pictures of what we saw along the way.
Westport was a pleasant town, but 3 nights was too many. We went for a few rides, the highlights of ...
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So far excellent -- very friendly and helpful. If the rst of our stay is as good as he first day then we are very satisfied.
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