Cleevaun Country Lodge
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... understand germs. On their floors they would throw reeds that were harvested from the lake. Those reeds were rarely cleaned up and taken out. You can only imagine how gross that would've gotten. The castle sits on a beautiful lake. Our guide was hysterical. She talked like someone who could do a voiceover on Peppa Pig. There is so much more to see and do on the ring of Kerry; just makes us want to come back again. After we ...
... over an hour to the town of Dingle, and the start of our drive around the Dingle Peninsula. Dingle is a very cute town, with narrow streets lined by colourfully painted buildings, similar to small towns we had driven past so far on our road trip. Most buildings also have signs that hang out over the street, as well as hanging baskets, which really add some charm. We were looking forward to having dinner in Dingle later that night. The Dingle Peninsula is a circular driving ...
... to the top, only to find the boom gates down because the visibility is so low. Never mind, GPS takes us back down a series of one lane roads through farms until we join the Wild Atlantic Way again. It's lunchtime now and we still have about four hours of driving to go today, so we eat the container of strawberries we bought yesterday off a road stall, yum so sweet and juicy. A couple of hours further on and now a bright sunny day we encountered another roadside stall, so ...
... Iveragh Peninsula has much narrower roads and many hairpin turns and therefore has less traffic and no tour buses. At St. Finian's Bay, with its pretty beach and views of the surrealistic Skellig Islands, we stopped at the Skelligs Chocolate Factory. Heaven on Earth!!!!!!! Needless to say, much taste testing was had. Yum!! That was followed by the purchase of awesome chocolates.
From St. Finian's Bay the road took a series of very steep switchbacks up ...
... forts, ringforts and early ecclesiastical sites. Timber, mud, turf, stone, or a combination of these materials may be used in the construction of huts, but the type most prevalent on the Dingle Peninsula is the corbelled, drystone hut usually referred to as a clochaun / Clochán. Corbelling consists of laying courses of flat stones so that each course projects slightly inwards beyond the one below until the sides almost meet at the top and the ...
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