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... tea shop called Poppies. We later discovered this cafe is listed on must visit places around this area. Next we followed a bit of the Military Road Drive. Through little places like Roundwood and Glendalough. The area around here was quite rugged, but barren. Very rocky, little greenery, no trees. Unusual for Ireland. This drive led us to the Wicklow Mountains in which there is ...
... except for the toll gate that we didn't expect so I had to climb over a few barriers to get to the booth that could give us some change. We arrived at our lovely BnB at Thurles as recommended by mum and dad to find a beautiful corner suite overlooking the old castle in the back yard. Had a bit of time so went to Holy Cross Abbey. Was meant to be easy, just a couple of villages across but got a little lost and had to use the GPS which took us on the scenic route down a one ...
... until 5.30am, just as the sun was greeting them! See what I mean about stamina!I must admit straight up that neither Ant or I have the stamina of any of Orlaith or Davey's families - you really need to train to develop the resilience necessary for celebrating with Irish folk. They were so welcoming, inclusive, generous, warm even though they had only just met us - that we almost felt bad for not keeping up!We visited ...
... take pictures Sebastian would stop twice as long or twice as often. There is nothing particularly wrong with that, he's just enjoying himself and the scenery, but it meant that we were often asking, 'where is Sebastian?' I think I understand child leashes a little more.
Anyway, eventually we made our way to the upper lake and by this time we were all hungry. Some of us brought lunch and some of us bought lunch at a stand there and then we went and sat on the shore ...
... lived in for 6000yrs the castle was originally built in around 1000 AD and improved a fair few times we look out of our bedroom window to the portion built in 1300AD. The room we are staying in is 8mtrs by 5mtrs (I paced it out) about the size of our swimming pool. The internet connection is great so hope to Skype people tonight or tomorrow morning.
My watch is still working and we arer enjoying ourselves