Travel Blogs from Doolin
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 …
The main reason Jake and I ventured to Galway was because its the biggest city closeto the to Cliffs of Moher. Today we took a day tour that took us through the Burrens ( an expanse of rocks that resulted from plates shifting under the ocean.) The tour took us through winding roads, historic castles and old villages on the Western Coast of Ireland …
... were delicious. I was trying to find out what the bacon actually was before I ordered it, but couldn't seem to get a very good description, so asked was it like corned beef - "yes, but much nicer". That was me sold, and yes, it was deliious. Almost like big slices of ham, although he kept telling me it wasn't like ham!!! No room for dessert - again. What we have noticed here on quite a few occasions, is pavlova offered for dessert. What's with that?
Today we woke up bright and early to beat the tour buses and be the first people to the Cliffs! Well we were the first people there, but unfortunately the fog was so thick that you couldn't even see the lines in the parking lot. So we went into Doolin and had a Full Irish breakfast while we waited out the fog. What is a Full ...
... from top to bottom with dizzying wallpaper and over-sized arm chairs. It was a cool hotel and definitely would recommend it to anyone staying in Dublin.
We just walked down towards the City Center to find a bite to eat but by this time it was nearly 10pm and strangely much to our chagrin everything closes rather early, pubs stop serving dinner around 9pm. So we grabbed some pizza and headed back to the hotel and called it a night.
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Other places to stay in Doolin
Coast Road R-477, Doolin | Hotelfrom $184
- Very bad experience
- My favorite room
- Ballinalacken Castle Hotel was pretty nice
Doolin | 4 star hotelfrom $133
Sea Road, Doolin | Hotelfrom $42
Doolin | 4 star hotelfrom $30
Coast Road, Doolin | 3 star hotelfrom $148