Cleevaun Country Lodge
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... was a major hobby here... Next we went to the Blasket Island center. Blasket is a small island right off shore where people lived until 1953. At that point there were only about 30 residents left. No electricity or running water. Now you can go out to the island and walk among the ruins. It's a beautiful place but there is no way in heck I'd want to live there. Curt ...
... hear up to a mile and a half away. It was amazing! The sheep get sheared once a year. It took John about 90 seconds to do the job. Sheep farmers are having a hard time because people are moving away from wool toward more acrylic clothing and not eating as much lamb, therefore the price of wool and lamb are at all time lows. Jane and I are helping the cause because we have had lamb three times since we have been here and we loved it! Our next stop was in the ...
... Genny and David won't drink, beer is not their libation of choice. The tour is self guided with little information- not that we need any, but still a disappointment. Elizabeth drinks one and a half of another "included" pint to assuage her feelings.
We walk, stopping along the way at shops towards our dinner reservation. We eat at Out of Blue Seafood; their signs specifically states nothing but seafood-no chips (fries), and they are accurate. Julian is in one ...
... for memories got finished here-last country! Two pretty Celtic Crosses. -reclaimed land....seaweed piled on bare rocks for potato crops -traditional Currach boats for fishing or moving sheep -all Irish schools and camps where kids are sent to learn Gaelic -views of the Skelligs again -thatched houses -cottage in the woods that Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman lived in for the filming of Far and Away -a circular mound that dated back to 500 BC-a stone aged ringed fort ...
... some serious belly rubs while the other presents her butt for serious butt scratches.
We all settled in for much needed naps. I quickly dozed off for what I figured would be a good two hour nap. Fifteen minutes later I was wide awake so I quietly slipped out of bed, grabbed my camera and headed outside. After taking pictures of the cottage I head off to the field to make friends with the donkeys. Two of them immediately run (okay..really it ...
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