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... are also vast forests, beautiful lakes that reflect the blue skies, and mountains and valleys that rise and drop in crazy shapes and angles. We ended up making several unplanned stops just to take in the beautiful vistas. We visited Muckross House, the enormous mansion and estate that eventually was donated to Ireland and became the basis for Killarney National Park. We just missed a guided tour that would have taken through the grand house, so we walked around ...
... However, it seemed the storm had passed further south and Monday was bright with the occasional shower. We drove to Carryduff to meet Jack at The Blackman, a cafe-style eatery, claiming to be a bistro - in the same way that rhinos dream they are unicorns. It did the job, however, and we forgave it its advertising.
Jack, with his fabulous Victorian mutton-chops, was an acquaintance who has ...
... days. This makes the efforts to make the city a tourist destination even more challenging and notable.)
On the way out we passed a massive yard for the fabrication of windmills. . .in particular those built at sea. The yellow bases sit underwater, then there are the tall towers, and the blades and noses were all lined up in a row. In the distance: Ikea Belfast. So the city continues to have a healthy industrial life, in addition to the tourist effort.
... architect, William Burn, built in 1843 for Henry Arthur Herbert and his wife, the watercolorist Mary Balfour Herbert. With sixty-five rooms, it was built in the Tudor style. Extensive improvements were undertaken in the 1850s in preparation for the visit of Queen Victoria in 1861. It is said that these improvements for the Queen's visit were a contributory factor in the financial difficulties suffered by the Herbert family which resulted in the sale of the estate. In 1899 ...
... as a compelling landscape feature to impress visitors as they approached the entrance to their home, Gracehill House. Two centuries later, the trees remain a magnificent sight and have become known as the Dark Hedges. As you can see, over the past 300 years or so the Beech trees guarding the lane ...
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