Travel Blogs from Dundalk
... New Stone Age) passage tombs of New Grange, Knowh, and Dowth are located. There are 40 mounds in this area but the two largest mounds that are excavated are Knowth and New Grange. They were built around 3200 B.C. which is 1000 years before the Pyramids in Egypt and 500 years before Stone Henge were built. There is a winter solstice phenomenon in the large mound at New Grange ...
Today we wake up early and drive the scenic road to Bru Na Boinne, a series of passage tombs and mounds scattered around the Boyne River Valley. The largest of these is Newgrange. Newgrange is a Neolithic burial and religious sight built 5,000 years ago, that's 500 years EARLIER than the pyramids at Giza! We fortuitously arrive early, as the GPS takes us to the bus route to the mounds rather than the visitor center where you pick up the bus. We take the first ...
... and a lovely antique looking restaurant,this kept us entertained for a while,many pounds later we headed to Drogheda where we stayed the night.Not much to report on this town although we had a nice Hotel. Being a Sunday with no footy to watch we decided to go for a walk down town not much doing at all wandered around for about 45 mins then headed back to our hotel where we listened to some live music before calling it a ...
Firstly I have to say how proud of Julie I am. Although she has been suffering from bad headaches and a sore back, she has not once complained during our travels. Drove from Kilkenny towards Dublin with plan to stop at a nice costal town to rest up before going to Belfast. Stopped at Bettystown which is a quaint town. It allowed parking on the beach, was hosting the national sandcastle building competition and had an ...
... fine print.
They don’t run on Mondays.
But I wasn’t going to waste a day.
So I went to the info shop and asked what there was actually to do here.
And there was a walk.
So I filled up my drink bottle and went a-walking.
And they were not bloody kidding when they said the first part was steep!!!
I stopped 3 times on the way up and then (it was too hot) I had a kip in a little hut.
Never again am I starting ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility