Travel Blogs from Tralee
... were up to then moved on. Walking on road was beginning to make our whole bodies ache and we were thinking about hitching a lift back but both too scared we picked up the pace to make sure we made it back into town by 5 (still another 10km or so to go). Then a red van pulled over and it was the cyclist, he asked us if we had enough of walking and we put our bags in the back and squished in the front (sitting on James' lap type of ...
... and the guy renting the room across from me is a guitar teacher. They are hoots, too. Whenever I meet their friends and say I just moved in, their friends always ask if I am prepared. 'Tis a good sign.
So besides getting acclimated to the new place and working on my thesis, little more blog-worthy events happened between move in and now. I went to Glenstal Abbey for the first time on Thursday for rehearsal. Beautiful grounds, beautiful day. ...
... teenagers were still asleep. At 11:00 she went home (five minutes away) to bring Courtney (14) and Hannah (17) back, and I went upstairs to wake up Ann Marie. We sat around the table --- Martina, Carmelita, me, Hannah, Courtney, Ann Marie, and Ciara --- seven beautiful ladies sitting and talking and drinking tea. The kids went out into the back yard to jump on the trampoline and talk. Martina and Carmelita and I sat on the window seat of a bay ...
... for drinking like a wuss. Anywho, the second band was a full Irish rock band, and played bar staples like "Whiskey in a Jar" and "Ring of Fire," which is inexplicably the only Johnny Cash song Irish bands seem to know.
We were "fortunate" enough to also experience daylight savings time for the second time that spring while in Ireland, so Sunday morning dawned bright and early. More on our jaunting cart ride and kissing the Blarney stone in the next entry!
... at 8pm...but we all woke up around 1am and went back to bed around 2am after splitting a benedryl. Needless to say...we slept in until 11am the next morning. Who does that...there first day in IRELAND??
January 26, 2011 Mom's Birthday!
Wake up and plan to take my first Irish shower around noon. 5 minutes into it...conditioner in my hair and lathered in soap...the water shuts off. I forgot to mention that my apartment is extremely energy ...
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Other places to stay in Tralee
Dan Spring Road, Tralee | 4 star hotelfrom $101
Princes Street, Tralee | 3 star hotelfrom $91
Killarney Road, Tralee | 4 star hotelfrom $103
Killarney Road, Tralee | 4 star hotelfrom $119
Maine St., Tralee | 3 star hotelfrom $78
Oakpark, Tralee | Hotelfrom $105
Killarney Road, Tralee | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Denny Street, Tralee | 3 star hotelfrom $92
Ballyroe, Tralee | 3 star hotelfrom $106
27 Denny Street, Tralee | Hotelfrom $89
High Street, Tralee | Hotelfrom $38