Kenmare Sunny Hill
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Written by Rich
The Irish weather gods aren't much use, as it turns out. It was a totally gray morning, with periods of light misty rain alternating with occasional downpours. After another breakfast of strangely molded scrambled eggs with various things on the side, we headed out into the grayness back to Kenmare and onto the Ring of Kerry, not that we’d be able to see much of it in that weather but at least we ...
... dividing wall, and hopefully my message of 'love you long time, Belfast' will be seen in the good humor and warmth it had been intended in. Of course any Belfast night needed to end with Irish ale in an historic bar. With cosy timber snug booths, and natural gas lighting, we stepped back hundreds of years to a Belfast of old. The Belfast that built ships like the Titanic instead of throwing bombs at each other. Hopefully this is the Belfast that will ...
... Celtic crosses, and the abbey ruins were more intricate than I’d imagined. There were several large rooms, a cloister, and stairways to an upper level. But then we had the long walk back to the car. The signs had said it was only 1.5 km to the Abbey, but it felt like longer than that.
We had also realized that there was another parking lot much closer to the Abbey (after looking at our maps some more). And it would have been much quicker if we had just parked there ...
... we were going.
And so began our driving adventures. First mom forgot to adjust her mirrors, so we had to pull over for that. Then we got completely lost going through Limerick. It’s a pretty big city and unbeknownst to our maps and AutoRoute (a software program I have for mapping drives in Europe), there were two new motorways that had been built. So instead of coming to a roundabout like I thought we would, the road we were on turned into a motorway ...
... no indication that we’d passed into Northern Ireland other than the station signs only being in English rather than in English and Irish which is everywhere in the south. The countryside was different mainly in that it seemed less populated and the houses were different with no little white cottages everywhere you look.
Once in Belfast we got a bus to the city centre then hopped on an open-top city tour bus which took ...
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