Kylemore Pass Hotel

Kylemore, Kylemore, County Galway, Western Ireland, 000, Ireland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kylemore

Episode 8

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

72

... L feels as if it was half the day. Me, I was happy, I got noticed at several venues, L now tells people I have a 'press pass’, when asked for my ticket.

The ‘Book of Kells’ is an ancient illustrated religious work from the 6th or 7th century, probably at the Monestary on the island of Iona. All the writing and illustration is done on calf skin and there is something in the region of 180 calf skins used. It is ...

Something about a Quiet Man

A travel blog entry by sbbwebsters

12

... Today we didn't go straight here, we kind of tooted around Connemara to take in our surroundings. We crossed over the Quiet Man's Bridge, ate at Quiet Man's Cafe, and talked about the movie that was filmed there, called The Quiet Man. John Wayne starred in it, and I have no idea who he is, but adults should know. Kids these days only know pop stars and new movies. Well, we have had a long travel day, so see ya! - ...

Episode 5

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

33

... up to pushing pedals and manoeuvring levers. As for L she just couldn’t get the knack of it: Foyne for a few years from 1935 to 1946 was very important as the European base for trans Atlantic flights using flying boats. The Shannon estuary at this point is very sheltered and although it was only a temporary measure to use Foyne while they developed the area that later became Shannon airport, the base was never moved from here. The flying boats flew from here ...

Episode 4

A travel blog entry by bennybeanbear

41

... are very much a pest now as there are very invasive and taking over the bushland to the detriment of many native species. Also along the roadside in many places are banks of tiny wildflowers, the pink ones she thinks is are native chive. At this time of year the hawthorn is flowering too, so in places these white flowering small trees line the road

Now we are travelling around the ‘Ring of Kerry’, and this weekend the tour busses seem to ...

A day of contrasts

A travel blog entry by janet_and_ron

3

... to stay. It has a lovely harbour area, and a busy wee shopping centre. Having tried one B&B around lunchtime, which was full, the woman there rang around for us and found another with a ground floor room. Mary obviously loves gardening, as she has a small but lovely garden in the front, and a lovely walled garden in the back.

We had been recommended a pub to go to where there was Irish music live. We had ...

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