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Day Eight we were met at breakfast by our friend
who led us to Dingle Peninsula where we visited Inch Strand, a ruined
monastery, Mulcahy Pottery (more shopping!), the Blasket Experience (G
was quite taken with the quilting exhibition) where sadly the ferry
wasn't running due to weather. Over Connor Pass through the fog where we
stopped to get water from a ...
... of Ireland. Substantial varieties of wildlife live there, and we could see masses of birds circling hundreds of feet below us, nearer the water and beside the cliffs. We were too late in the day to see puffins, who normally come out in the mornings. After walking the paths of the Cliffs in cold, windy, and rainy weather next to fields of sheep and cows, we enjoyed a hot lunch inside the Visitor's Center. The Visitor's Center was built ...
... the library to use the internet. The sun was shining when they emerged but it didn’t stay that way for long. We headed off around the Beara Peninsula. Very soon we passed a bamboo and palm garden. The climate is quite mild in this region because of the warm gulf stream so that these plants can be cultivated, however, it didn’t feel especially mild to my humans out it that bitter wind, they wrapped up well.
We tried to visit a standing stone ...
... you have to make the most of it when it appears. Mary was right as that was the only day Mr. Sunshine was to make an appearance for the rest of my Ireland experience. After a welcome drink back at the Burlington, we headed back out by bus to the Merry Ploughboy Pub for a three course Irish feast followed by a live Irish band featuring unique instruments I'd never seen before. The four piece band were multi-talented and as well as all singing harmoniously, could each ...
... during the Irish dancing contest. My partner and I did not even make it to the second round. Oh well, I tried at least and I learned some new moves to teach my friends. Everyone in St. Louis get ready.
On another note, there was a French man in the pub who had a camera attached to his wrist. He was hanging out in the women's bathroom. We said something to TP and he confronted the man. The man ...
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Maine St., Tralee | 3 star hotelfrom $78
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Denny Street, Tralee | 3 star hotelfrom $108
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High Street, Tralee | Hotelfrom $38