Travel Blogs from Oughterard
... days we've had a few good chats and I look forward to spending more time with her and getting to know her better whilst Shivam is away for a few weeks.
Geordie the other helpxer from Spain will be leaving tomorrow for Dublin or Cork to relax a little and hopefully find some work. He hurt his hand quite badly working few days back. When he leaves I will move out of my temporary home in the family house and take over the space he had in the Parvani hall.
... and the juicy, delicious looking burgers that were pictured in the window lured us in and we gave in to our craving for comfort food. It was a bit disapointing though and much over priced for what we got. Oh well, we know now for next time to avoid that place. After dinner, we went back to the hostel and Shannon and Monique went to use the internet in the lounge and I stayed back in our room to just relax for a bit. We were staying in a mixed dorm for the ...
... to the Aran Islands, but after our little adventure, a horse drawn carriage seemed much more appealing.
There were two men driving the carriage, a man in his late fifties and one in his early twenties. “Do you live on the Island?” I asked them. As the horse trotted ahead slowly a red and brown sheep dog ran along behind us. Both animals were older, and seemed to be struggling a little bit with the speed.
“Yes, I was born here.” The older man ...
... and hitting the waves head on. It felt at times that we were on a roller-coaster or a very bad merry go round. As I looked around, people were starting to grab the barf bags. All three members of the German family started throwing up ( the little kid was first). Other people started throwing up. It turned into a real barf-o-rama! Seasickness knew no ethnic bounds. Soon all the barf bags were gone! I tried to look out the window so I wouldn't get sick. When we got close ...
... probably not the St-Patrick for it was weeks ago, but I assumed there was another Irish national holiday I had never heard of. But then it got stranger, tons of police cars and motorcycles were there and moving on the streets, policemen aren't really associated with national holidays, well except when the people celebrating cause a lot of trouble I guess. But I quickly realized that it ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free parking
- Pets allowed