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... narrow and with a lot of blind curves. Hedges grow right up to the roadsides like it was a jungle. We saw several roadside crews trimming the over growth. We were on the road close to four before we saw the ocean and Dingle Bay. Our hotel, Alpine Guest House, was easy to find as RS said in his book. The parking was just out front. We went in and rang the bell as no one seemed to be around. Next thing you know, out bounced ...
Our second stop of the day was at Blarney Castle, where I "kissed' the Blarney Stone, it was an odd sensation leaning backwards out of the building to kiss this piece of stone that was meant to give me the gift of the gab. Mind you after hearing how they originally hung you from your feet to kiss the stone, I felt completely safe.
After wandering around the site for a while it was time to ...
... the bee hive huts. The trail guide said it was a 2 minute walk from the road. What the neglected to say was it was straight up. PD and Weezy went up, but I elected to stay at the car and bird watch. This seagull came and perched about 5 feet from me the whole time I was there. Another friend made today. I saw Herrring gulls (my friend is one of those), gannets, and a raptor of some kind.
We did lots of ...
... there for dinner. We had a drink in the bar first to listen to the music and then went upstairs for dinner. This time we didn't have to hide away in the other part of the bar - we sat in a corner of the room where the bus group was eating dinner. I guess some of the tour guides get upset when "outsiders" try to listen to the music their company paid for and that was the situation last time we were there. Without hesitation I ordered the hake for dinner...absolutely delicious; far ...
This I have the correct location in the title. I am learning a little more about the blog app each time. Just like driving in Ireland. Driving is no problem however I am still adjusting to backing up and looking over my left shoulder. We got an early start today to complete the Ring of Kerry drive. The sights reminded us of a combination of Peggy's Cove and the Cabot Trail. The farms stretch up to the top ...