Travel Blogs from Kilkeel
... the control of he throne in England (King James II), French dominance in Europe (King Louis XIV), and the power and control in Ireland (King William III). It had religious implications that are still evident today.
Then there was dinner at a local restaurant and 2 round of Euchre with the score now being boys=5 and girls=2. The girls decided it was time to switch games.
... at midday.
I got to the top, met a lovely gentleman who I got talking to and took in the most beautiful views!!
Ireland has completely lived up to what I wanted it to be!
I ran out of water then (maybe I just drink a lot?) and began my decent down next to the river.
I filled up my drink bottle twice from water that in town cost 3.50 a bottle!!!
I kept seeing all these little hidden spots I want to come back to with friends and ...
... few hours to this by putting our car on the ferry to visit Valentia Island. Checked out the Tetrapods tracks from over 300 million years ago as well as the Grotto and great views from the mountain on the island. Had a nice meal with a view and Irish music along the cliffs of the ring before getting home very late. Our host heard us pull up so we had to recap the day before getting to bed very very late! Today after another yummy breakfast we drove 4 hours to just north of ...
... Africa and planning trips to unknown countries. I really put a lot of time and effort into planning our trips, but this time I slipped up, I wish we had more time on the Mizen Peninsula as well as the peninsula between Mizen and the ring of Kerry....maybe next time!!!!
So we drove through Durrus, Bantry, Ballylichen, Glengarriff, Rossnagrena to Killarney, mostly in the dark....what a pity ...
... we should hit Scotland after Ireland.
After tea we played a game.
Now, what game immediately springs to mind as suitable for a boat that is rolling around in the wind. Yes......Jenga (that's the one where you build a tower out of wooden blocks and then take in turns to carefully remove said blocks until it falls over. ...and yes it was quite a challenge, but good fun.