The Earl of Desmond Hotel
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... I did not see the sun at any point during the entire day.
Surprisingly though, when I came back to my hostel at 9 PM today I did not feel down at all or in any way disappointed. It still was an amazing day with lotsa great stuff happening and the weather was just part of a day out in Ireland.
Nonetheless, let me get into the regrets of today first of all. There aren't many, fortunately, but first and foremost I'd have to say that the tour ...
... So we decide to go to Mucross Abbey while we wait. I forgot the tripod ( it is rather dark in abbeys and with this grey light, hard to handheld a camera (I don't like to use a flash as natural light in these buildings are the best...anyway we nearly missed our tour at the Mucross house we literally had to run for it - and it is raining cats and ...
... last few day images with a large f/stop in order not to enhance the dust particles but they still appear. I don't have all my software with me to correct the problem so I will wait till I get home to work on it. By tomorrow the problem should be solved.
So here are a few images taken in the last few days. Looking at scenery is equally rewarding here as is walking around the quaint little villages, talking to locals and getting the sense that you are truly in another land.
... to the side, fields and home to the other. Birds flying in the air. The sea in the distance.
Reached the Windmill. It was closed of course. Everything seems to close in winter. From the windmill it was another 2 miles to the Bay. Decided against it as there was no time. But the bay was visible in the distance.
Trekked back. Saw flocks and flocks of birds dancing in the sky.
Bus back to Killarney for the night train to Limerick.
... we decided to go for a long hike through the hillside towards Connor Pass. This was a very long hike (probablly because we got lost) and we walked through a lot of cow poop. The trail passed through many farms and we constantly found ourselves walking along side sheep and cows. It was really incredible, the views of the surrounding countryside and small Kerry villages were beautiful... but we were a little intimidated walking amongst the big cows. We never did make it to ...