Travel Blogs from Skibbereen
... to into Kenmare, it was not a long drive but o my Lord I was knackered!!!! Any case, we had a nice time in town which was just as nice and colorful as Glengarriff before heading back to the hotel. The cycle back being just as ******* me as the one into town unfortunately. When we got back to the hotel we relaxed in their exquisite pool area. I hope I get to take some pictures of the pool as it was really something special. After the pool we treated ourselves ...
... we listened to a group called Cabbage and Bacon that included penny whistles and the Irish drum. They taught us to dance the Ceilidh and it was a very fun night. My partner was Asher, the 5 year old for one dance and then Bill for the 2nd dance. The last night in County Cork was spent at a pub where we heard a singer but then just people in the pub got up to sing...amazing voices ...I expected Simon Cowell to be there any moment.
... you are in a sea of green...with gorgeous cows occasionally lifting their heads to watch you go by...with tiny streams of crystal clear water alongside the road....green fields neatly divided by lines of hedges or small trees and BLACKBERRIES....Nikki and I picked a clothes peg basket full of blackberries...stewed them up with a little sugar....I road the bike up the road to Leap and got some vanilla icecream....yum...yum.....the next day we went to Dublin. ...
... that 4 months is too long, don't need to bring so much and to consolidate everything into 1 bag only, EVERYTHING!! We don't need to return to Ireland, it has it's pretty areas but a lot of it is re-built and seems shoddy compared to England. We miss the public footpaths in England that allow walks almost everywhere. We're hoping these next 4 weeks in England fly by and then it's only 2 weeks more. THANKS for listening to my ramblings.
The news brings that nothing has been done for children in state care since the recommendations had been made based on the Ryan report.
Tomorrow...? Tomorrow... the last time to trudge over the Ardfield to Clonakilty possible routes.
Will I get up early or stay in bed as long as I can?
My first pilgrimage starts: Thursday.
My first night away from home: Thu