The Earl of Desmond Hotel
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... 60 foot high surfing waves), about 2 hours up the road before visiting the Cliffs of Moher. After the past few days, something of a let down. Although the highest on the west coast, the nice people from Heath and Safety had sanitised it to death. The Americans loved it, and it gets a million visitors a year, so it wasn't all bad. Further up the road was a place called the Burran, and the village of Ballyvaughan. Its was huge, awe-inspiring, wind swept, ...
... angle lens today.
From Dingle we took the Slea Head drive - prehistoric beehive huts, amazing coastal scenery and the beautifully constructed Gallarus Oratory - a 7- 9th century dry-stone church. The outward sloping stones in the walls has kept it water tight and the conical window in the back wall is magnificently crafted.
Onto Killarney after lunch where it seems there is too much to choose from in terms of ...
... and then take another shot. Murray wins with a score slightly less bad than mine, and we head back to the clubhouse. The local competition is over, and all the contestants are in the bar swapping stories with cousin Sean and uncle Michael. A hush descends as we walk in, but the jovial Mary announces “tees be de two mad Australians I be tellin yer about.” We get more than a few approving nods and feel that, at long last, we fit ...
... it wasn't a stone wall or a clif's edge that i grazed :) The Ring of Kerry overall is very beautiful even in the rain. We visited an iron age fort and many lovely scenic spots. We stopped for lunch in Waterville per the suggestion of Rick Steves, and had a nice lunch with tea. The sun even came out for a minute while we were there. After taking many photos of the Iveragh peninsula we started making our way north to Dingle. In our guidebook Avi had found another loop ...
... didn't want to talk to anyone, but nooooo, that wasn't an option. This is Ireland. Even when I snuck upstairs to find a chair and rest my weary eyes, I hear someone say from the chair next to me, "Hey Carrie!" Oh, someone I met downstairs. Here goes conversation number 839.
At about 2am, the pub finally started closing down. In Ireland, it's okay to walk around in public with your drink, so the bouncers passed out plastic cups for ...