Inishbofin House Hotel & Marine Spa
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... Catholics doing an act of penance on the last Sunday in July. The rest of the summer it’s just popular with ordinary hikers. I started my hike just after our arrival but a rather late 6:00 in the evening, probably not too late to make it to the top but too late to do so if I were going to go back into Westport with John for dinner. I made it up to the top of the ridge where I could get the views towards the south as well as the north across Clew ...
Given last night's foul weather, we planned a drive up into Connemara with possible indoor locations should the weather remain as it was. The morning looked rain-free but around here that isn't worth much. This was also a route planned via geocaches as we had network problems dredging up other online material the previous evening. The little beach village of Spiedal was the first port of call. The cache was easy enough to find but extracting the paper log and not letting it blow away in ...
... to life back then). An archaeological dig was underway, with the foundations of buildings being painstakingly uncovered along one side of the high, limestone-ringed wall. The students being supervised were from USA-based universities, spending their summer break in Ireland fossicking through mud and rocks in a bleak environment. Our journey continued northwards but only briefly. After cresting a hill, a near-full car park signalled our approach to Poulnabrone ...
... industry and a population of some 400 people. We were lucky enough to jag a table outside the pub with an amazing view for lunch. Stuart reckons his fish and chips (from the chipper) were the best he has had so far. We took the long way home as Noel wanted to show us The Twelve Bens, or Twelve Pins, which is a mountain range of sharp-peaked quartzite ranges located northeast of Roundstone. Which was just picturesque. We both kept asking him to stop ...
... to make it all the way, if only to feel the sense of accomplishment and wonder at myself and also to not have to experience the disappointment of giving up - plus, proving to myself that I could do it. Interestingly, the second part was so much stronger than the first that there was absolutely no way I would have turned back. I did feel that giving-up part of course, but it was just a slight nagging somewhere at the back of my head. I was so very determined to ...