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On our last day in Ireland, we visited Glandalough. It was a monastary found in the 6th century by St. Kevin. We saw the priests house and the Cathedral. It was really interesting because we were in a valley and the sight was really beautiful. We saw many tombs and some of them have the oldest tomb stone. This last visit was really interesting because we learned a lot from it.
... of here that provided the most spectacular scenery of the country for us. Narrow, winding roads (you're advised to drive it clockwise to avoid congestion) hugged windswept cliffs, with the misty, mysterious Kerry Peninsula across the bay providing a constant backdrop. Fascinating domed stone hits dating from 2000 BC were close to dramatic views of the Blasket Islands, the westernmost point of Europe. Enjoyed gingerbread and pastries salvaged from brekkie overlooking ...
... to see the doctor and everything) and had to stay another night at the hotel. So Pete is now sick and the car needs to be picked up-stressful! I was freaking out about driving across the country by myself-I didn't even have a map or know where to go and we were already 2 hours late to pick up the car! I spoke to my parents- I was that stressed and think I stressed them out too; oops. As you can see, I was really nervous about travelling around the country in a car ...
... learned that the British got there by hijacking a bus, holding a gun to the drivers head, but didn't want to be known as bad people, so they paid him! We also learned many things about capital punishment that really got me thinking, and allowed for a good conversation with the guy from Dublin. The tour guide was funny and made the tour very enjoyable. We got to see where many famous fighters for ...
... of driving where you’ve never been before and from the wrong side of the car seat, you probably want to skip this part; it’s a real Rubik’s cube mind-bender.)
And unless you are 60 or older you’ve probably never had to negotiate a round-about. It’s certainly not a question kids find on their driver’s license test in the 21st century in America. We got rid of the concept in the U.S. 40 years ago. I ...