Kerry Ocean Lodge
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The hotel was a lively place last night with wedding festivities going on in the hall and back garden. We are quite amused by the Irish accents and all the hotel staff seem to be Romanian so it's an interesting place. After a great hot buffet breakfast our plan was to find our way to 'Kiss the Blarney Stone' after a quick peak by car around Cork. According to a local website "Cork was founded in the 6th century on the banks of the River ...
Tuesday (11th) we walked to the bus station which was 100m away in the sun, by the time we got inside it began to hail, then it rained, then it snowed!! All within 20minutes. The same happened as we drove to dingle all sorts of random weather. The drive was very scenic, freshly snow capped mountains green farming fields. When we arrived in dingle the bus driver asked us if we wanted to stay on as he was doing a loop service around the bay so we could see some sights, so we stayed on and ...
... of our trip but had to relocate our trip while we were in Dublin because we realised we didn't give ourselves enough time. Our original plan was to do the ring of Kerry, see Dingle and then make our way to Limerick for our next B and B. We changed to spend a night in between which was great as we spent two full days seeing ring of Kerry and dingle before getting to Limerick.
The ring of Kerry is a driving route that covered one of the southern coasts ...
... and buildings one would expect to see in a postcard. The stop here was brief before continuing yet again to our final destination of Killarney where we were greeted by our hosts at our 4 star hotel and given enough time to relax and walk around the charming pedestrian area before our dinner of traditional cuisine of the region.
Now heading into the evening hours it is time to relax and prepare for what looks like a busy day of sights ...
... I walk down to the Tourist Information office to see if there was a possibility of getting a tour around the peninsula. There were no guarantees since it is not high tourist season and I am only one person. But I took his advice and the TI was able to set me up on a private two hour tour.
The Dingle Peninsula is breathtakingly beautiful. With the sheep and multitude of green pastures, as well as the coastline along the cast Atlantic. ...
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