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We spent a few days on Valentia island with my cousin Russell Orpen and his wife Maureen, who are always great hosts and good company. Ron played golf at Waterville with Russell, while Maureen and I walked around Knightstown, the village they live in on Valentia.
On Saturday Ron and I drove up to Portmagee, a town on the mainland and managed to get a trip on a boat out to the UNESCO ...
... food? Afterwards we are going to Siopa Ceoil a music shop and coffee bar for a concert by local musicians and once that is over we'll be ready for more music at the pubs. Tomorrow is a 15 mile walk to Dunquin which will take us along the bay and beaches.
Five more days of walking, exploring and hopefully not getting too lost!
Patrick has been posting lots great photos on his part of the blog, check them out.
... lady was staying there with her son and was as keen today as she had been yesterday that I'd be around later to kick a ball around with him. Maybe I just looked like a football expert, or she'd seen Patrick and I having a kickabout the day before (which would have scotched the first idea, by the way) but my ego allows me to think otherwise. Odd. And sort of heartbreaking, in a 'are you looking for male company for him?' way. I had other things to do, though, and in the absence ...
... back in town after negotiating crazy narrow roads back and had a celebratory glass of wine and R his Guinness at a Pub on the seashore - and of course had to do his Mike/Tim thing - sigh...some boys never grow up.
Laundry done by great folk here - 2 loads for 12 Euro's! beats the laundromat!
Soon off to dinner & some Celtic music - and again...we'll sleep when we get home!!
... isn't high travel season yet. So I grabbed my bag and started my search for a bed.
I had a list of places I had researched at home that I would use to see if there were any rooms available. The first place I went said they had vacancies on their sign, but no one answered the bell. The second place on the list had said it was a 15 minute walk out of town. That's a lie. Unless when they say walk they mean jog. I turned back to town after walking towards it ...