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Today was a day trip to the Cliffs of Moher. I was pretty excited about them - it was one thing I really wanted to see in Ireland. We took a tour bus, and on the way there we stopped at Poulnabrone (The Portal Tomb), which is apparently a tomb even older than the pyramids. It was surrounded by a sea of stones, too - it kinda looked like an …
... and back again. She also suggested Doolin as a great place to stay the night before taking a ferry to "do" the Ring of Kerry. I hadn't been that excited about going up to look at a megalithic monument and the burren landscape. However, I was pleased we did go up, as the landscape was quite stunning - reminded me of the Pink and White Terraces.
By the time we had returned to the main road (think two ...
... to Doolin for a late lunch at Fitzpatrick's Pub. Not only do they give you a heap of mashed ...
... stands at the original site.
We also found Thoor Ballylee another Norman Castle. This castle was bought by W.B. Yeats a famous Irish poet and repaired for his wife. The castle stand at the Streamtown river and has been flooded many times.
We rode in sorrow, with strong hounds three,
Bran, Sgeolan, and Lomair,
... bits of the original building still standing among the grasses and vines to full on towers and castles that have been refurbished. Such a different landscape from the US.
We continued on to Galway, making a few more photo stops along the way. We were lucky enough to see a rainbow out over the water, and got to enjoy it for quite a while during our drive. For dinner that night we went to Lohan's since everyone was in the mood for ...
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