Lansdowne Arms Hotel
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Today was our longest drive, 3.5 hours from Kenmare to Doolin. Some big roads and more "goat roads" as Tim has taken to calling them. Instead of going the long way up to Limerick, we crossed the River Shannon on a car ferry at Tarbert which landed us at Kilrush. Both were charming little towns but not much to offer. We have discovered that no …
... houses, and then crosses a stone bridge over the River Finnehy on its way into the center of town. After breakfast, we went by Holy Cross Church and into a few shops. In the afternoon, we walked back into town and had a nice light lunch at a bar called The Purple Heather. In the evening, we walked back again and had dinner at a place called Mulcahy's that was recommended by ...
Most travel days I know where I am going to end up.
I had this great plan of getting to a lovely campsite by the water near Kenmare.
That great plan drew to a sudden Holt when I realised I would need to go 60kms off the main road to get to it.
So I went to a cute little campsite near Kenmare instead.
I was tired so I didn't actually take in the place at first, but the people were lovely.
They got me water straight away ...
... point of the tour. I had so much fun there. At some point John named me his "co-pilot" and told me that I obviously had to offer my services to the Ring of Kerry tour company from now on (as he had made me pull the broken bus door next to me and watch for any cars approaching from behind). He even said I should have come and have a pint with them if I didn't have to get back to Cork tonight - which I did so there was no way I could have (and I don't know if I ...
... a slightly stressful drive but, we got there safely.
We began our hike walking through fields with grazing sheep. Laura adores sheep and spent much of the time trying to pet them. Most of them just ran in the opposite direction. We bagan by hiking past the base of the gorgeous waterfall and then we went up! We hiked to an elevation equivalent to the top of the waterfall and then hiked up another couple hundred feet. Although hiking up was a bit ...