Delphi Adventure Resort Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Leenane
... the protection of the bog.
In the information centre at this site there is also a carving of some mythological hero, the wood used in the carving also has come out of the bog and dates from around 4500BC. It is Yew:
We spent a day in Dublin: As we neared the city we came to a Park and Ride so we parked the car in there and took a train into the city. It wasn’t really a cheap option but it certainly saved David a great deal of effort ...
Today we left our big hotel rooms and headed on the road to go to Westport, Ireland. We went to Cong. We went to quiet man's bridge, where a famous movie called The Quiet Man. We tooted around and had lunch. Then we finally arrived at our B and B and got set up. We headed to the town and went shopping for a little and had a nice dinner. We went into a pub owned by Matt Molley who plays flute in the band called The ...
A brilliant sunny day and here was me thinking the Irish were a pretty hardy bunch, but I seem to have misjudged them, they just can't hack it when the sun comes out. All day the sun shone and it was pleasantly warm and we merely encountered 4 cyclists, 2 joggers, and 4 walkers, only one of them with a dog and 75% were oldies who are certainly a more hardy bunch than these youngsters.
We called at the beach at Ballyheige, admittedly it was ...
... even golden in the right light, however it’s a mucky brown really and extremely fine, almost like a silt. When L walked along it she found that there was quite a lot of rubbish about. There is usually a fair bit of seaweed too. Surf schools abound, but we have yet to see any surf, surfer, or, in fact, anyone in the water at all. Not even a single sole in a wet or dry suit, have we seen.
Not far from Dingle is a small pub called the South Pole ...
We have been talking about visiting Ireland for years now, always having it just narrowly lose out to places deemed more exotic (Vietnam), cheaper (Guatemala), more Incan (Peru) or less prone to constant rain (everywhere except Vancouver or a Twilight movie). Despite the long delay, Ireland has always had all sorts of characteristics drawing us their way:
A particularly endearing accent (think "educated Newfie").
World famous hiking and ...
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