Maol Reidh Hotel
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... take down. All the birds in a pack then share the kill. It was explained to me that Beckett sticks with us because he considers us big hawks and good hunters -- if he helps us by flushing game, he knows he gets fed. Today's walk wasn't about finding game (Tommy pointed out that with several bigger, more experienced birds in the school, there wasn't much prey left around the place; that and Beckett's excited squawking was definitely scaring everything away). No, today's walk was ...
... was humbled and reminded at how simply the Irish lifestyle is. We passed properties and villages that in the states would be considered prime time real estate and quickly snatched up by investors. In Ireland you'll find old farm houses and even trailer parks rooted at the edge of a cliff over looking the Atlantic Ocean. Nothing fancy, just the necessities. Not a concept that is often practiced in the states. When we finally got to the Cliffs of Moher, my jaw literally ...
... in a nearby tent, who swore and screamed until 2am. In classic passive-aggressive fashion, we spent the time plotting revenge - like taking some of their more strategic tent pegs... When we woke at 5am to take the bus, our passions had cooled and we heard what sounded like vomiting from inside their tent, so left it.
Bus to Dublin ...
... took our passport details. Her paranoia was due to her fear of 'tinkers', who are apparently a problem in these parts. Old Bill McIntyre had rented a field to the 'tinkers', and isn't too popular in town as a result. We didn't know Old Bill, but strongly disapproved of his actions, which raised us in her eyes. She mentioned that the head tinker from Limerick is also in town - and he ...
... and head west to the island!
We discovered a bike track called the Great Western Way (previously a railroad converted to a 60km hiking and bike trail). This allowed us to ride off-road for almost the remainder of our journey.
The wind was behind us and we made swift time to Dugort. The weather was perfect, the riding was easy, and ...
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- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking