Connemara Coast Hotel
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... bus, I stopped into a souvenir shop for a new sweatshirt, which I desperately needed because for the first time I was actually CCCOLD, BRRRRRR.
Back at the appointed meeting place, the bus came to reload this now weary group of mostly post 40’s travelers and bring us the short way back to our pre-checked into hotel where we rested and where I am staying in for the night while mom and Jess go out to an optional ...
... stonewalls and out to a shipwreck, getting the local stories as we wended our way in the sun. The island being naturally rock affords bare subsistence living for the 300 inhabitants who rely on tourists in the main, and a bit of fishing, to get by. The tiny weedy plots bounded by the slate walls house a handful of cattle. At least the walls give them protection so they don't get housed in the winter. In areas where the rocks haven't been cleared and ...
... where all three of us exhausted from our 16 hour travels, but my poor dad had to pick up driving on the left side of the road which, I'll have you know, is extremely hard to get used to. One of the most challenging and unexpected aspects was having driver's seat on the right side of the car....we nearly swiped the mirror off of the left side about a thousand times on the narrow, stone-lined, shoulder-less Irish roads. However, despite the odds, we made it to our ...
... I was pretty fond of this guy.
Unfortunately the next stop was his and our talk was cut short. As he was getting up I asked him his name. He said it was Patty, which is so ridiculously Irish I love it. Then he asked for my name. I said, "Brittney" and he asked, "Bitty?"
(Announcing to the whole bus) "Brittney! (ashamed pause) You know, like Britney Spears."
Oh the horror! ...
... overlooking Galway Bay. Back in the day, there were charming little B&B's and the promenade itself. Now Salt Hill reminds me slightly of Brigantine, there are a lot more B&B's and there is even a little strip of shops/pubs/restaurants/etc. before you get to Galway City. There's even a Leisureland Now! I haven't yet processed my feelings about this yet but I'm sure that a lot of jobs have been ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsConnemara Coast Hotel Furbo
This hotel is a 20 euro taxi to the town centre of Galway.. But has a lot of good facilities for a little stay
It has a Leisure centre, games rooms, pool and heated spa with good coastal views and comfortable rooms
Nice place to stay
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