Leckavrea View Farmhouse
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... be the last time on the trip that the car set out to get us.
With me manually flipping the wipers every few seconds we made our way to Roundstone, drove up a familiar hill and recognized O’Dowd’s as the place where we had "the best seafood chowder in the world" on the 1994 trip, were disappointed that they weren’t making the same claim now, went in anyway to get some since it was getting close to noon, and were disappointed again ...
April 5, 2012
Thursday morning we were supposed to get up early and leave by 9am, however, after our late-night slumber party that didn't happen. We over-slept quite a bit and didn't get on the road until about 11am. We drove for quite a while listening to music and eating chocolate we got at the gas station before leaving, until we reached Galway. I thought this was a really nice city! It's Ireland's second biggest city after Dublin, but it was still pretty ...
... the bar. But when we entered, we realized that there was a big main room and that you could turn all around it via raised corridors and balconies. And that was just the first part of the pub: the ground floor. After, we realized that there was also a first and second floor for the club part. The Quays is a really gorgeous and original pub: to build it, the owners used the decor of an old chapel so it is all about woodwork and stained-glass. In the club part, just behind ...
... areas to steer clear of. As we said goodbye, he hopped back on his bike and continued on his way. Quite remarkable really.
As an aside: the common question for us seemed to be "What part of America are you from?" We would then look blankly and say "Canada". Which would be followed by continuous apologies over getting the wrong country and then more friendly discussion about how they knew so and so who lived in ...
You will all be astonished to hear that we managed to return our rental car without a scratch on it! (Although we daren't say anything about the condition of the clutch…) We hauled our luggage to the train station and caught a TGV (train à grande vitesse) to Paris. It was Gran's first time to Paris, but I’m afraid all we saw was the inside of our hotel and a nearby restaurant. Although we did chat with ...
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