BEST WESTERN Danby Lodge Hotel
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the trip on the ferry, we wandered around before dinner to discover
what was on board. To avoid being bored, we went to a game room where
we had a lot of fun. There were also restaurants and a shop on the
ferry. In the evening, we went to the dico party, but we were
disappointed that the dance floor was too small !
... that needed to be replaced. Curtains too needed to be replaced, quite often they are made of silk, and huge windows require vast amounts of material. The wall paper was often silk too, and hand blocked or painted. One thing that has been completely replaced is the glass in the windows and doors, all such places now have special glass to screen out the ultra violet light so as to preserve the old furnishings and the ultra expensive replacement ones for as long ...
... you're a bloke and the kisser is a girl - what a lark! We figured that neither of us lacked the gift of eloquence - well, not when we're sober anyway - so we both passed on kissing the wretched stone!
Notwithstanding this, the castle was quite worth the visit with an excellent view from the top.
We then made our way towards Waterford : again, another "blast from the past" from Barb's ...
... factory and show rooms. It was really worth seeing, from the wood lathe to turn the bowls for the small order bowls to the etching. My favourite was the piece to commemorate the World Trade Centre bombing and rescue of a priest by emergency workers. The bombed structure made such a great piece of sculpture at the time I thought it should never have been taken down but a crystal worker used the same idea for the back drop. The factory started in around 1793 as there was no tax ...
... and all i wanted was warm clothes and to sit down.
As I walked to the bus I looked around at the whole mountain and realized I hiked the all the way up, along the whole top of it, and all the way down. Needless to say I felt pretty accomplished! Well even though the weather wasn't the best and the hike was not the easiest I did overall enjoy my experience! I can now finally say that I successfully HIKED an IRISH MOUNTAIN!!
Slan go ...