Maldron Hotel Galway
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
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Woke to a soft morning, packed and went for breakfast at half seven (we're starting to get the lingo). As we left the hotel the clouds were beginning to break and for the rest of the day it cycled between brilliant sunshine, overcast cloud and showers. First stop of the day was at a pagan burial site near Mullaghmore. It dates back to over 6000 BC …
... will be a very long drive and we ddidn't want to be tired (well I didn'). So we made it back at around midnight after going to a pub Ronan had suggested (Freeney's) but it was PACKED. Like I've never seen anything like it. A lot of these pubs are narrown and long and to get through to the back, where the live band usually is, you have to cross a massive sea of drunks, spilling their drinks all over you, screaming in your ear and falling on top ...
... Okay. So I slip out of bed and pull on some clothes and sneak out the door, leaving everyone sleeping peacefully. After a quick pitstop in the lobby for directions, I'm off. The grocery is just at the bottom of the hill; how hard can that be? Maybe I should walk... Yeah, sure, and carry all the groceries back up the hill. I don't think so. Besides, what's the big deal? I drove a stick for years. I can do this. And so slowly, very ...
In any case, we were intent on seeing the castle and some museums in the city - via bus this time- but chose just to get out of there.
WE couldn't be bothered cleaning up the mess particularly when the campsite didn't even have handsoap. Twenty-five Euros a night with no handsoap, no hairdryer, with no electricity/ They can clean up the mess themselves.
Good ******* bye Galway.
... very low charges on card use - a 1.5% charge of taking money out of an ATM in an EU country only :D
- Phonenumbers - the area code so if one gets lost they know how to call others/home/ the hostel --- maybe arrange a meeting place in every city that's easy to get to by cab in case of one person being lost, phone numbers of ...