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This morning I saw the lovely Margaret off to her business meeting (the reason for this trip) and headed off for a drive around Lough Gill. Although there was misty rain it in no way detracted from the stunning scenery. My first stop was a Holy Well at Tobernalt and the silence in the forest was cathedral like. Obviously a popular spot with pilgrims there were the remains of many candles that had been lit ...
... min drive along the N17. The hotel is set in pleasant grounds with beds of brightly coloured begonias. It is a busy hub for local conferences and the restaurant and bar are well patronised. There is also a leisure centre that was available for our use. I swam as much as the frozen shoulder would allow and then chilled out in the 'jacuzzi'. Very refreshing.
We ate chicken burgers in the hotel and ...
... a walkway that stretches along Galway Bay from the city out to Salthill. There is a tradition that once you get to the end of the walk (about two miles) you kick the wall to mark your journey. We didn't quite walk that far, as it was a wonderful sunny day (again!) and it was just peaceful to sit in the sun and gaze out over the bay. We then drove west through the Connemara, a wild and desolate landscape. It was very flat and scrubby, due to the winds coming ...
... statue of a relative "Jim Larkin". After a long walk and finishing up in a dangerous part of town I walked into a shop for some directions. The lady after giving me directions and also telling me to put my IPad in my bag while in this area it is not a good area to be showing these things, I set sail and after another long walk I found what I was look for. I forgot to tell you I had KFC for lunch. The photos are on my phone which haven' t come across to my IPad yet, but ...
... half hours, and he did. You see there are really no taxi's waiting on stands in this part of England. Sunday - It was a tour around some of the towns in the Cotswolds the first being Stanton where we walked around taking pictures. I will let the pictures tell you where we were. The countryside was beautiful but unable to stop to take pictures as it was too dangerous nowhere to pull off. Sorry the pictures are not in order. Tercel to Ireland ...