Glasson Stone Lodge
Travel Blogs from Athlone
... sense of ease & peace at this location and that people's passing over was celebrated as much as their life was.
Our next location of connection was at the Hill of Tara where the destiny stone resides along with an entry place for the otherworlds. A new theory suggests that Tara was the ancient capital of the lost kingdom of Atlantis. Coming across some Blackthorn trees also called the Witches ...
We stopped in at The Left Bank Bistro for lunch and had some of the best food we have had yet. In the late afternoon we took a Viking boat tour down the River Shannon to Lough Ree (Lake of The Kings). The Vikings traveled this route in the 4th and 5th century and pillaged the small Islands within the lake which were inhabited by Monks. Luckily today was just as beautiful as yesterday with sunshine ...
... Everyone has their own room, it has a beautiful yard for the kids to play and is in a great little town in the middle of the country - we couldn't be more pleased with our rental!
We got settled in, got some groceries and made dinner at the house tonight! Tomorrow is Jason and I's 12th wedding anniversary and we are headed to see the famous Cliffs of Moher!
It should be another fantastic day!!!
... rebellions. All this led to basically two lots of government running, with the more extreme wing having nothing to do with Britain. The English then told the 'real government' that if they wanted to keep their current level of freedom they had better pull the others into line and have one government or the English would sort it out for them. This then led to the Irish being almost forced to fight each other. Unfortunately as many people were killed in this war by ...
... with streams running down them. Drove through rainforest areas. We took lots of photos. Just so picturesque. Definitely the best scenery in Ireland that we have seen.
Drove back through Killarney ( now completing the Ring of Kerry) and joined the N22 heading to Cork. Stopped at the town of Macroom as we needed to phone Aer Lingus to list for our standby flight on Monday from Dublin-New York City (JFK). Now that was fun (NOT). First we had ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Glasson Stone Lodge Athlone
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