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County Mayo is the northwest corner of Ireland, a scenic stretch of very irregular coastline with numerous islands and bays where our time in Ireland's west starts. I think it would easily be possible to base yourself in Westport or another town in the county and spend a relaxed "holiday" week exploring its different corners. Our whirlwind trip through Ireland, though, gave us barely a day in Mayo, at least that’s what I planned for us.
... frequented Skye Road, making every twist and turn of the road one of excitement / dread that a bus might appear from nowhere and try to "squeeze" by. Morning tea was taken in a small village that went by the unusual name of Letterfrack, on the edge of Connemara National Park. Letterfrack seemed to be the drop-off point for walkers heading into the National Park for multi-day walks, as we saw a number of groups burdened with heavy packs ...
... Navman gets frustrating at times. Apparently they like the name Donegal and we could not work out why the Donegal we wanted didn't come up as an option. It's because it is in Eire and we were still in Northern Ireland. We are well and truly in the south now, in the land of euros and kilometres. So shouldn't be any further confusion.
Tonight after finding our B&B we went into Westport. It's much cuter and quainter than our NZ Westport with brightly coloured ...
... removed the domes. Volia!
After we ate,drank and made ourselves very merry and finished our desserts, our group suddenly started singing "Happy Birthday", in which I joined in, and a beautifully lit cake was being delivered to someone in our vacinity. I must be the thickest person in existance, as this ...
... and I am constantly impressed at how kind and welcoming the Irish people are. The culture is all about knowing one another. Walking or even driving down the street can feel downright bizarre; no one fails to wave or otherwise greet you as you pass them, regardless of if you know who they are. It's incredible.
Back to FWM. My first two weeks or so will be spent working with all of the machinery. So, I was paired up with ...
Other places to stay in Castlebar
Lannagh Road, Castlebar | 4 star hotelfrom $83
Station Road, Castlebar | 3 star hotelfrom $78
Castlebar | 3 star hotelfrom $77
Castlebar | 2 star hotelfrom $101
Old Westport Road, Castlebar | Hotelfrom $138